in win10, how to show the file extension (for example .PDF )

in win10, how to show the file extension (for example  .PDF )
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Hi COET1

Open Windows File Explorer (folder icon on your Taskbar)

Select the View Ribbon (tab)

On that tick the box for 'File Name Extensions'

That's It!

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in win10, how to show the file extension (for example  .PDF )

Hello,

Search for File Explorer Options and pick same from search results. 

On View tab, check Hide extensions for known file types option, click OK.

Hope this helps!

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Hello COET1, 

In addition to what Dave posted, the tutorial below can help show you a few options on how to turn on show file extensions in Windows 10.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/62842-hide-show-file-name-extensions-windows-10-a.html

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