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.ANS File Extension

File Type 1ANSI Text File

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CategoryText Files


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

What is an ANS file?

Text document graphic based on the ANSI text standard; may also be used to store text graphics, which uses characters to display images in a text document.

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Programs that open ANS files
Updated 2/12/2007

File Type 2HotDocs Binary Answer File

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CategoryData Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.ANS File Association 2

File created by HotDocs, a document preparation application; saves "answers" that can be used for filling fields in a HotDocs form document (.HFD or .HPD file); saved using binary formatting whereas the newer .ANX format uses XML formatting.

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NOTE: ANS files were used primarily by older versions of HotDocs. However, recent versions still support saving and loading ANS files in addition to ANX files.

Programs that open ANS files
Updated 7/7/2011

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