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Topic Title: cfx file corrupt after saving in notepad
Topic Summary: cfx file corrupt after saving in notepad
Created On: 5/23/2018 4:39 PM
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 5/23/2018 4:39 PM
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The .cfx file in ChemFinder can be edited in notepad and I have done it many times; however, I just opened the .cfx file in notepad and simply saved it, and now I get an error message and the cfx file won't open in ChemFinder. I tried it again with a perfect working .cfx file, opened and saved in notepad...and it too was corrupt.
Is there any way to recover the .cfx file?
I currently am using ChemFinder 15 and MS notepad v 6.1 for Window 7.
Thank you,
 5/23/2018 6:19 PM
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PKI Ortega

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There isn't really a way to fix the files. It's weird that it doesn't work if no changes were made to it. Perhaps you can open the file again in Notepad, Click Save As, In save as type select All Files and then make sure the file name has the .cfx at the end and then over-ride it or save it on another location and then open it from there.

If that doens't work perhaps you can compare a working file and the non-working one to see if there are differences between them.


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