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In computing, DOC or doc (an abbreviation of 'document') is a file extension for word processing documents; most commonly for Microsoft Word. Historically, the extension was used for documentation in plain-text format, particularly of programs or computer hardware, on a wide range of operating systems. During the 1980s, WordPerfect used DOC as the extension of their proprietary format. Later, in the 1990s, Microsoft chose to use the DOC extension for their proprietary Microsoft Word word processing formats. The original uses for the extension have largely disappeared from the PC world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: DOC)

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Metadata related to 'doc' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'doc': 16 (0.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'doc' across all Ariadne articles: 28
  • Average number of references to 'doc' per Ariadne article: 1.75
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'doc': 1996-09
  • Trending factor of 'doc': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'doc':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brett burridge (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. dey alexander (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. ian peacock (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Windows Explorer: The Index Server Companion

Brett Burridge describes the Index Server Companion, an application he has created that allows Microsoft Index Server to index content from remote websites and ODBC databases.

October 2002, issue33, tooled up

Windows NT Explorer

Brett Burridge introduces his regular column on Windows NT with a description of Site Server's search facility.

March 1999, issue19, tooled up

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