The Project File Format

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Normally, you would create Project or "MAK" files using the Project Manager. Occasionally, someone might like to create a Project File in some other way. For example, you might want to create a Project File using a database. For this reason, this section of the document covers the actual internal format of the Project File. If you are not a programmer, you can skip this section.

 

Generally speaking, a Project File is just an ASCII text file. Thus, it is very easy to create Project Files using a text editor, word processor, database or spreadsheet. Here is a detailed explanation of the different parts:

 

Base Location

The File List

Fixed Stations

Linking

Parameters