.DOT File Extension
- Developer by: Microsoft
- Category: Page Layout Files
- Format: Binary
What are .DOT files and how to open them?
Can't open .DOT file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DOT file.
What is a .DOT file extension?
.DOT file extension is created by Microsoft. .DOT has been classified as Page Layout Files. The format of .DOT file is Binary.
.DOT is Word Document Template
A DOT file is a template created by Microsoft Word, a word processing application and may be opened by various word processors. It contains pre-formatted document settings, such as headers, footers, margins, font sizes, and other common page styles. DOT files are used to create multiple documents that have similar formatting, such as company letterheads, business memos, or envelopes.
DOT file open in Microsoft Word 2016
Some templates are included with Microsoft Word that allow you to create a document such as a resume, cover letter, newsletter, or business plan, with the formatting already in place. You can also create your own templates with custom page layout, fonts, and styles.
DOT files were replaced by .DOTX files with the release of Microsoft Office 2007. DOTX files are saved in the newer Open XML-based Word document format and can be opened in Microsoft Word 2007 or previous versions of Word with Open XML component support.
Common DOT Filenames
Normal.dot - Default template used for creating new documents in Microsoft Word. It is the template that is opened when users open Word.
List of all softwares that can open the Word Document Template
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File Type 2:
Graphviz Graph File
Developer by: AT&T Category: Data Files Format: Text
Mathematical graph created using the DOT language, which allows the specification of undirected and directed graphs; saved in a plain text format and contains the definitions of nodes and edges that make up the graph; used for visualizing relationships between entities.
NOTE: Graphviz graphs now use the .GV extension. The ".dot" extension was deprecated so that no conflict would exist between Graphviz graph files and Microsoft Word document templates, which also use the ".dot" extension.
List of all softwares that can open the Graphviz Graph File