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Returns file extension for given mime type.

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MBS( "Text.MimeTypeToFileExtension"; MimeType )   More


Parameter Description Example value
MimeType The mime type to lookup. "application/pdf"


Returns text or error.


Returns file extension for given mime type.
Extension is returned with dot prefix.

Please report any missing file extensions in our lookup table, so we can add more.
See also Text.FileExtensionToMimeType.


Checks for PDF:

MBS( "Text.MimeTypeToFileExtension"; "application/pdf" )

Example result: .pdf

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Created 2nd October 2015, last changed 11st December 2016

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