1.2 Using files and programs

It is advisable to follow good file naming and saving conventions. It will help you locate important information quickly and reliably. Knowing the most common file types is also important because data can often be saved in many different file formats with different programs. The file type tells you what kind of information the file contains.  For example, mp3 is a music file type, txt is a text file type, and exe is a program file type.

In this section you will also learn about packing and unpacking files, as well as many other features that will make the everyday use of your computer easier.