Renaming text documents.

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Sux, Jan 7, 2003.

  1. Sux

    Sux Guest

    OK I'm in "my Documents " ,I right click and pick "new"and from the list pick sat "Word or note pad"and I've got myself a text file to paste something I want to keep a note of in .
    Now I go right click on it and pick "rename" then put a discription of the pasted contents,but it insists that I include typing .doc or .txt on the end of the description .Now I don't remember having to do this ever before ,have I got something set funny is it just the way it is by doing this?
  2. Burpster

    Burpster Guest

    in notepad it has to saved with .txt as far as i know
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

    Midlands, England
    You've made windows show file extensions (as default they're normally hidden.)

    Open up My Computer or any folder.
    Click Tools > Folder Options...
    Then Click over to the 'View' tab.
    The very last shown option should be "Hide extensions for known file types" make sure this is ticked.