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Noun1.text file - (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
web page, webpage - a document connected to the World Wide Web and viewable by anyone connected to the internet who has a web browser
computer file - (computer science) a file maintained in computer-readable form
ASCII text file - a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting
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Part of the success of the ILoveYou bug was because the email attachment's real extension was hidden, making it look like a harmless txt file. Email filters can now block dangerous files such as executables and .vbs files.
Just attach a Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GIF, JPEG, or TXT file and send the file to pdf@koolwire.com, and the file will be converted and sent back to you within a few seconds.
The virus, as an addition to DOC and TXT file formats, is able to attach GIF files as well.
This utility searches the infected computer and creates another TXT file containing user Internet access details.
One solution is to export the information to a TXT file, then import it into a DBASE file.
By entering only FILE and/or COPYBOOK names with the option of uploading a TXT file version of your copybooks, the Online COBOL Shell Program Generator creates a source code listing that includes the following: