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Description Property (File Types)

Specifies the description for the selected file type when it is installed on a target computer. For example, the description for a file type with a .doc extension is Microsoft Word Document.

The Description property corresponds to the display name in the File Types column on the File Types page of the Windows Folder Options dialog box. It is also displayed in the type field of the ToolTip for the file in Windows Explorer.