DOB file format description
Many people share .dob files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dob file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dob files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dob - Visual Basic ActiveX Document Form
The DOB development files are related to Visual Basic. DOB file is a Visual Basic ActiveX Document Form. The .dob and .dox files completely define an ActiveX control's appearance and interface (properties, events, and methods).
- Visual Basic
- Development files
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- Visual Basic ActiveX Document Form related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dob file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dob files. Be especially cautious with .dob files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dob 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.
The .dob file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
eob, dov, dof, vob, cob, odb, fob, dpb, don, dog, do, dkb, wob, db, rob
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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