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.RELS File Extension

File TypeOpen Office XML Relationships File

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CategoryPage Layout Files

What is a RELS file?

File contained within Microsoft Open Office XML documents; contains XML specifications for how "parts" within a "package" are connected to form a document; saved in a _rels directory of an Open Office XML document.

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Relationships within RELS files are declared using the XML syntax <Relationship Id="someID" Type="relationshipType" Target="targetPart"/>, where Id is the unique user-defined string, Type is the type of content, and Target is the target file used for the relationship.

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Programs that open RELS files
Updated 1/6/2010

About RELS Files

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