Determine a Document Reader

The format detection module uses the formats.ini file to determine whether a format is supported, and to determine the reader to use to parse a format. The entries in the formats.ini file list each format’s coded value, and an abbreviation for the format’s reader.

The reader abbreviation is a truncated version of the reader’s library name. Adding "sr" to the end of an abbreviation creates the name of the reader. For example, this example entry specifies that a Lotus 1-2-3 Spreadsheet file version 9.0 is parsed by the Lotus 1-2-3 filter, l123sr:

List of Required Files for Redistribution lists the readers provided with KeyView.