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Gentle Reminder: hpprgm
03-28-2014, 10:17 PM (This post was last modified: 03-28-2014 10:19 PM by Tim Wessman.)
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Gentle Reminder: hpprgm
A gentle reminder to people about the hpprgm extension and others in use in the calculator - these are not plain text files!

I've seen several people now post files labeled with an hpprgm extension when in fact they are plain text. Please remember that hpprgm files are in fact BINARY files and not meant for editing with a text editor. While you can open an exe with a text editor, making changes will cause problems and most likely crashes. The same WILL happen if you are manually tweaking hpprgm files.

When the format changes as new features are added, your programs will confuse people as they try to load them and they fail. The fact that you can currently open them and they seem to show plain text primarily does not mean you should go ahead and edit things.

You have been cautioned and please remember this! For the sake of people in the future getting totally perplexed as to why things aren't working, I'd ask you to keep your plain text source files as source, and only have the hpprgm extension on files that were generated by HP software (or some other specialty program).

TW

Although I work for HP, the views and opinions I post here are my own.
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Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Tim Wessman - 03-28-2014 10:17 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - jebem - 03-31-2014, 09:12 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - eried - 04-04-2014, 10:18 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - patrice - 04-04-2014, 10:58 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - debrouxl - 04-05-2014, 08:14 AM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - eried - 04-05-2014, 04:11 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - debrouxl - 04-05-2014, 04:31 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - eried - 04-05-2014, 04:45 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - debrouxl - 04-05-2014, 06:42 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Tugdual - 04-05-2014, 08:00 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Han - 04-05-2014, 11:47 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Tim Wessman - 04-06-2014, 01:58 AM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Marcio - 03-10-2015, 03:21 PM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - bobkrohn - 03-12-2015, 12:20 AM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Thomas_Sch - 03-12-2015, 07:28 AM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - DrD - 03-12-2015, 10:01 AM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Marcio - 03-12-2015, 10:58 AM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - DrD - 03-12-2015, 11:23 AM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Marcio - 03-12-2015, 11:32 AM
RE: Gentle Reminder: hpprgm - Marcio - 03-12-2015, 11:35 AM



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