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.CBA File Extension Description:

The file extension .cba is used as the Primary Textbase Definition File of the Content Server application from Inmagic. As a definition file, the .cba file extension has the elements related to textbase such as record skeletons, sets, screens, queries, and forms that it usually saves. The term textbase referred to by the file extension .cba, includes numerous files that have the same file name as its textbase, differed only by the file extension that is produced for every textbase that includes static data. The data contained in the file extension .cba and related textbase formats, are commonly altered only once there are changes made to the textbase's properties, or the design of the form.

The Content Server application associated with the .cba file extension is a content management application, which can be deployed enterprise-wide, combining flexible and powerful environments for database management, high-speed categorization, and searching capabilities. The Content Server has built-in web publishing features, for better maintenance and access to published information contained either on the Internet, or within corporate Intranets. The application that generates the file extension .cba utilizes Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or 2005, as the data store while making wide usage of technologies and open standards like XML for the web publishing ability.

The file extension .cba is hosted by three products that serve as components of the Content Server application, CS/TextWorks (Windows Desktop) CS/Importer (Background Record Importation) and CS/WebPublisher PRO (Web Publishing). The .cba file extension is also associated with the various formats used by the application like CAC, CBS, LOG, TML, HLP, INI, and SLT.

A different application that uses the .cba file extension as the ComicBook Archive File (ComicBook Reader File), used in sequentially viewing of comic book images related is the CDisplay viewer. The file extension .cba contains images commonly using the format JPEG or PNG; although TIFF, BMP and GIF are also often used. The file extension .cba includes images that are archives using various utilities, and renamed with the appropriate extension. For example, the file extension CBZ (uses ZIP format), CBR (RAR), CBT (TAR) and the .cab file extension is usually associated with the ACE archive.

The use of the .cba file extension simplifies the maintenance and viewing experience adopted by the CDisplay program. The comic book referenced by the file extension .cba is an electronic representation of earlier comic books, which contained colorful artworks and tackled humorous situations printed on newspapers. The CDisplay which produces files with the file extension .cba allows the user to view electronic comic books almost the same way as reading a paper printed version, except that it is viewed on the computer screen.

Author: David Ayton, Inmagic
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Related Applications: CDisplay, Content Server
Common Path: User Defined


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What Causes .CBA files Errors?

.CBA files errors are potential severe Windows errors and can be caused by a broken program registry that needs to be rectified right away to avoid further failure in other applications and/or devices. While the errors continue your personal computer remains at risk for possible blue screen errors, hardware failure and fatal crashes.

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Common symptoms with .CBA files errors include poor pc performance, excessive software load times, failure saving documents, excessive suspensions in software routines, applications ends without an error, screen halts and applications lock up.

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