how to open a .mdi file

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  1. hellsing

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    Hey,

    a friend's lecturer sent her a file which is a article, its file extension is .mdi, not to be confuzed with midi, nyway i'm having trouble finding a program that will open it succesfully

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    :dunno:

    You say it is an article? What kind of article? Have you tried just opening it in Notepad? Sometimes, people give text files extensions other than .txt. If that doesn't work, maybe she should ask her lecturer?
     
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    yeap i've tried notepad/wordpad/word, ms excel, ms access, coz apparently its a database file, but no success, iether it opens and alot a asci crap comes up or it just come out as unrecognizable file
     
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    For identifying files with a wrong extension or without an extension whatsoever I already successfully used a small app.
    The app is called File Identifier.
    It's freeware and can be downloaded here.
     
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    Is this for a class? If so, what class is it? I was searching around the Internet and found an article on Microsoft's Knowledge Base which talks about MDI applications in reference to the MFCs. If you have Visual C++, you may try opening it with that.

    I also found another web page (http://www.icdatamaster.com/m.html) that says MDI could be a Microsoft Office Document Imaging Document. Other than that, the only reference I see to MDI actually has something to do with MIDI files... :dunno:
     
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    thanx alot for the advice guys
     
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    Did you ever figure out what it was?
     

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