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*.mat files

From: WEIGELT, Horst <H.Weigelt_at_alcatel.de>
Date: 2006-04-11 16:00:49 CEST

This is strange!
*.mat files are binary files in Matlab (by Mathworks). From their
support database I got the following information:
'The MAT-file extension is intentionally hidden by Microsoft because it
is the same as their extension for Microsoft Access Table'.

*.mat files then have a shortcut/link icon (with arrow) at least at my
and my collegues PCs.
And there is really no hint to TSVN not in the pop-up menu and not in
the properties-tab of the mat file.

kind regards
Horst

On 4/11/06, WEIGELT, Horst <H.Weigelt@alcatel.de> wrote:
> I want to handle *.mat files with TortoiseSVN. Unfortunatelly this
file
> extension is reserved by windows and no TortoiseSVN items appear in
the
> pop-up menu.
> I can handle the files by committing/updating/adding the entire
> directory. But that's not the best workaround.
> Is there a way to handle *.mat files separately?

Just created a file called "test.mat". No problems at all!
Could add it to version control, commit it, update, show log, ...
Everything works.

What exactly are you trying to do?
What is a *.mat file anyway?
Why do you think those files are handled by windows?

Stefan

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