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Finds a mime type for a file extension.

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MBS( "Text.FileExtensionToMimeType"; FileExtension )   More


Parameter Description Example
FileExtension The file extension to lookup. Anything before a dot is ignored, so you can pass whole file name or path. "test.pdf"


Returns OK or error.


Finds a mime type for a file extension.

Please report any missing mime type in our lookup table, so we can add more.
See also Text.MimeTypeToFileExtension.


Find mime type for PDF:

MBS("Text.FileExtensionToMimeType"; "pdf")

Example result: application/pdf

Find mime type for whole file name:

MBS("Text.FileExtensionToMimeType"; "my.test.pdf")

Example result: application/pdf

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This function is free to use.

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

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