File names are 1-8 characters
in length and may or may not include an extension of 1-3 more additional
characters. An extension is everything after the
||This just has a 7character
with no extension.
||This is a 10 character
file name, 3 of
the characters are on the extension.
Legal file name characters
are all of the alphabet, upper and lower case are considered the same, numbers
following characters are
invalid: * ? = +
| [ ] ; / \ < > , "
File names that are executable,
run/start something, have the following
The above extensions are
looked for in the order that they are listed when you type a program name
and do NOT list the extension, it doesnt have to be entered.
|If you have three files named:
and each file was a different program, then at the command prompt
EASY it would run the
Files with an extension of
BAT can be edited with a text editor but I don't recommend doing it. Its
an advanced subject.