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.PDE File Extension

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File Type 1Processing Development Environment Source Code File

DeveloperProcessing
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CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Source code file written in the Processing programming language; may contain functions, variables, and other programming constructs; used for storing Processing programs, called "sketches," and running them within the Processing IDE; can be used for programming images, animations, and interactions.

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Each PDE file is stored in its own folder when saved from the Processing IDE. It is saved with any other program assets, such as images. The project folder and PDE filename prefix have the same name. When the PDE file is run, it is opened in a Java display window, which renders and runs the resulting program.

Processing is commonly used in educational settings for teaching basic programming skills in a visual environment.

Programs that open PDE files
Windows
Processing
Mac
Processing
MacroMates TextMate
Chocolat
Kod
Linux
Processing
Updated 1/7/2014

File Type 2Arduino Sketch

DeveloperArduino
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CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Software application written with Arduino, an IDE used for prototyping electronics; contains source code written in the Arduino programming language; enables developers to control the electronics on an Arduino circuit board.

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To avoid file association conflicts with the Processing software, Arduino changed the Sketch file extension to .INO with the version 1.0 release. Therefore, while Arduino can still open ".pde" files, the ".ino" file extension should be used instead.

Programs that open PDE files
Windows
Arduino
Mac
Arduino
Linux
Arduino
Updated 2/6/2012

File Type 3ProntoDoc for Excel Document Template

DeveloperStep Function
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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

File used by ProntoDoc for Excel (PDE), a Microsoft Excel plug-in used for authoring and auto-filling document templates; saves a document template and includes the page layout structure as well as template fields that are filled by data from one or more source databases (SQL Server, SharePoint, and Oracle are supported); used for generating .XLSX, .PDF, and .XPS documents using data from small to enterprise-level databases.

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ProntoDoc for Excel, a companion product of ProntoDoc for Word(PDW), is used in business environments for generating reports and other business documents.

Programs that open PDE files
Windows
Microsoft Excel 2016
with ProntoDoc for Excel plug-in
Updated 3/22/2012

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