name change

  yorkieman 23:26 22 Jan 2007

hi can anyone help?when i download a picture from the internet and change the name of the pic it tells me if i change the name & file ext/ it may not work. i have had no trouble changing it before what do i need to do/

  brundle 23:32 22 Jan 2007

Change the filename and not the extension. EG if the picture has the name earth.jpg, only change the part before the `.jpg`. Windows uses the extension to recognise file-types. Same goes for all the other image types, .bmp, .gif etc etc

  yorkieman 00:05 23 Jan 2007

thank you sorted just one thing before i just change the number and it worked now i have to put jpg or bmp etc very strange

  [email protected] 00:50 23 Jan 2007

Go to My Documents, Tools, Folder Options, View and tick the box that says 'hide extension for known file types'. You will not have to worry about the extension any more when you rename the file.

  yorkieman 11:15 23 Jan 2007

thanks both of you problem solved

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