Alpha Anywhere File Types

Description

An overview of the filetypes created by Alpha Anywhere

A workspace contains many files that begin with each table's or set's name, but have different file extensions. These file types are described below.

Workspace 

Workspace File Extensions:

Table 

DBF Table File Extensions:

Data Dictionary 

Data Dictionary File Extensions:

Set 

Set File Extensions:

Web Publishing 

Web Publishing File Extensions:

  • .A5W 

    An Alpha Anywhere HTML page that may also contain Xbasic and JavaScript code and web components. The Application Server interprets the Xbasic and web components into HTML or JavaScript and delivers the resulting page to a web browser.

  • .A5WCMP 

    A file that contains the definition of an Alpha Anywhere web component. A5W pages may contain one or more web components.

  • .WCP_Settings 

    Stores Web Project settings specific to a profile.

  • .WebPublishHistory 

    Stores publishing history information and is used to determine what needs to be published.

Other 

Other File Extensions:

  • .MPX 

    A temporary file containing the indexing information generated by a query against a table. These files may be deleted. Alpha Anywhere should delete them when exiting.

  • $$... 

    A temporary file containing the indexing information generated by a query against a table. These files may be deleted. Alpha Anywhere should delete them when exiting.

  • .AEX 

    Compiled library script files.

  • .CHM 

    Compiled Windows help files.

  • .HLP 

    Standard Windows help files.

  • .LOG 

    Error and transaction logging files.

  • .BML, .BMT, and .BMX 

    Image library files.

  • .EXE, .DLL, and .DRV 

    Alpha Anywhere program files.

  • .MUF 

    A temporary file to control the number of people who can concurrently open a database.

    Alpha Anywhere no longer creates .MUF files.
  • .RMUF 

    The Alpha Anywhere Runtime keeps track of the number of simultaneous users using a file with a .RMUF extension, which has the same functionality as a .MUF file.

    Alpha Anywhere Runtime no longer restricts the number of users. Alpha Anywhere no longer creates .RMUF files.

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