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File Type 1AutoCAD Block Template File

DeveloperAutodesk
Popularity
3.6 (7 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryCAD Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Attribute extraction template used by AutoCAD, a 2D and 3D CAD design and documentation application; stores selected drawing elements used for publishing a drawing to a .PDF, .DWF, or .DWFX format; specifically stores the drawing blocks and their properties.

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BLK files are used for controlling the data that is published to a sharable file. This is beneficial in situations where only certain types of information should be distributed. BLK files can be created in AutoCAD with the Block Template dialog box, or using the Attribute Extraction wizard.

Program(s) that open .BLK files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Autodesk AutoCAD 2016
Updated 9/8/2010

File Type 2ABBYY FineReader Area Template

DeveloperABBYY
Popularity
3.0 (3 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryPage Layout Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Template used by ABBYY FineReader, a program that allows users to convert images and other documents into searchable text documents; contains data that designates the area of a document that should be scanned by FineReader.

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BLK files can be used to save time when scanning a large amount of documents with the same layout. You can create a BLK template that can be applied to your documents. Follow the directions below to create and apply templates.

To create a template, open your image and draw your area manually or let FineReader automatically analyze the layout, select Area → Save Area Template..., name the template, and click Save.

To apply an area template, select the pages you want to apply the template to in the "Pages" window. Then, select Area → Load Area Template..., select your desired template, choose "Selected pages" next to "Apply to," and click Open.

Program(s) that open .BLK files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
ABBYY FineReader
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
ABBYY FineReader
Updated 8/14/2014