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    Hiding file extensions

    I created a filetype: dbp.

    I wanted to have it show in the "New" menu, but cannot seem to mange that...that is for another time. What I DO want to do is have the file extensions hidden for this file type.

    I have the "Hide extensions for known filetypes" in Explorer, but if I have a file with a "dbp" extension, it shows on the desktop.

    So...how do I get it so that the "dbp" extension is a "known filetype" for Windows?

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    If I understand what you want, it needs to be associated with a default program, so that when you click on it, it will open. This can be done in Default Programs in control panel. When you do this, the filetype won't be shown (as it's now known to Windows).

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    See if File Types in MSDN helps.

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    create a .exe file that does nothing, associate the .dbp extention with the .exe file.

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    Malcolm that solved THAT problem. Thanks. I thought I had set the association properly, but I guess I had not!

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