CONTROLS file format description
Many people share .controls files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .controls file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .controls files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.controls - OpenBVE Keyboard Shortcuts
The CONTROLS game data files are related to OpenBVE. The CONTROLS file is an OpenBVE Keyboard Shortcuts. OpenBVE is a licence free, open source, internationally aware, cross-platform train simulator project.
- Game Data files
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- OpenBVE Keyboard Shortcuts related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .controls file extension. Even harmful programs can create .controls files. Be especially cautious with .controls files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .controls file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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