Supportable File Formats for Generate PDF & Download

The following table lists the file types accepted by FERC, their file extension, and indicates whether the eLibrary Generate PDF & Download feature can generate a portable document format (PDF).

For non-supported file types, users may zip and download the files separately.

Table 1 Supportable File Formats for Generate PDF & Download

Application / Description Extension Can eLibrary Generate a PDF?

Adobe Portable Document Format (Acrobat 4.x or higher)

.PDF

Yes

Advantica SynerGEE compatible Microsoft Access application MDB file (refer to Note 1)

.MDB

No

Advantica SynerGEE input data set for pipe flow program (refer to Note 1)

 

.PD

 

Yes

Advantica SynerGEE xy coordinate text file (refer to Note 1)

.XY

Yes

ASCII Comma Separated Value

.CSV

Yes

ASCII Text Format

.TXT

Yes

AutoCAD Drawing database (refer to Note 1)

.DWG

Yes

AutoCAD Drawing Interchange Format

.DXF

Yes

Bentley Systems Microstation drawing file

.DGN

No

Corel WordPerfect

.WPD

Yes

ESRI Shape Format (vector format created by the Environmental System Research Institute) main file (refer to Note 1)

.SHP

No

ESRI Shape Format (vector format created by the Environmental System Research Institute) index file (refer to Note 1)

.SHX

No

ESRI Shape Format (vector format created by the Environmental System Research Institute) Base table (refer to Note 1)

.DBF

No

ESRI Shape Format (vector format created by the Environmental System Research Institute) projection file (refer to Note 1)

.PRJ

Yes

ESRI ArcGIS auxiliary file (refer to Note 1)

.AUX

No

ESRI ArcGIS external pyramid layer file used for rapid display of raster files

.RRD

No

ESRI ArcMap project file (refer to Note 1)

.MXD

No

ESRI ArcIMS Project file (ArcXML) (refer to Note 1)

.AXL

No

ESRI ArcView spatial bin file for shapefiles (refer to Note 1)

.SBN

No

ESRI ArcView spatial bin index file for shape files (refer to Note 1)

.SBX

No

ESRI TIFF world files (refer to Note 1)

.TFW

No

ESRI ArcGIS MrSid (LizardTech) image raster file (refer to Note 1)

.SID

No

ESRI ArcGIS MrSid georeferencing information (world) file (refer to Note 1)

.SDW

Yes

Extensible Markup Language

.XML

Yes

FERC Index of Customers tab delimited text files (refer to Note 2)

.TAB, .TA1, .TA2,

.TA3

Yes

General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS)

.GDX

No

General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS)

.GMS

No

General Electric Positive Sequence Load Flow (PSLF) simulation

.EPC

Yes

General Electric Positive Sequence Load Flow (PSLF) output file

.LST

Yes

Graphic Image Format

.GIF

Yes

Gregg Engineering WinFlow output file (refer to Note 1)

.LIB

No

Gregg Engineering WinFlow output file (refer to Note 1)

.LOG

Yes

Gregg Engineering WinFlow output file (refer to Note 1)

.NTP

No

Gregg Engineering WinFlow output file (refer to Note 1)

.OVR

Yes

Gregg Engineering WinFlow input file (refer to Note 1)

.WFP

No

Gregg Engineering WinTran time-varying schedule file (refer to Note 1)

.SCH

No

Gregg Engineering WinTran output file (refer to Note 1)

.WTO

No

Gregg Engineering WinTran output file (refer to Note 1)

.WTS

No

Joint Photographic Experts Group

.JPG, .JPEG

Yes

Keyhole Markup Language (xml-based structure for geographic data in an Earth browser such as Google Earth) (refer to Note 1)

.KML

Yes

Keyhole Markup Language compressed file (refer to Note 1)

.KMZ

No

Lotus

.WK1, .WK3 

Yes

Lotus .WK4 No

Microsoft Media Player (refer to Note 3)

.WMV, .WMA

No

Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010: Word

.DOC, .DOCX

Yes

Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010: Excel

.XLS. .XLSX

Yes

Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010: Power Point

.PPT, .PPS, .PPTX

Yes

Motion Picture Experts Group (refer to Note 3)

.MPG

No

MP3 audio file (mp3) (refer to Note 3)

.MP3

No

Managing and Utilizing System Transmission (MUST) Software (refer to Note 1)

.CON, .MON,
.SUB, .TRA

Yes

Portable Graphics Format .PNG Yes

PowerWorld Binary file

.PWB

No

PowerWorld Drawing file

.PWD

No

Print file

.PRN

No

RAW Image File (RGB 24-bit Graphics)

.RAW

Yes

Rich Text Format

.RTF

Yes

Siemens PTI PSSE Input Device file

.IDV

Yes

Siemens PTI PSSE output file

.OUT

Yes

Siemens PTI PSSE output file

.DAT

Yes

Siemens PTI PSSE raw data

.RAW

Yes

Siemens PTI PSSE saved case

.PTI

No

Siemens PTI PSSE saved case

.SAV

No

Tagged Image File Format

.TIFF

Yes

Tagged Image File Format

.TIF

Yes

Waveform sound (Microsoft Windows) (refer to Note 3)

.WAV

No

Web page file containing Hypertext Markup Language(HTML) markup

.HTM, .HTML,
.MHT

Yes

Windows bitmap

.BMP

Yes

Zip file compressed archive (must not be .exe or self-extracting)

.ZIP

No


Note 1

A detailed description of the content of the file and instructions for the public on how to obtain resources to view it must be included with the submission in light of National Archives and Records Administration regulations. This file type must only be submitted with Advantica SynerGEE, AutoCAD, ESRI, MUST, WinFlow, or WinTran files.

Note 2

Should only be submitted when filing FERC Index of Customers.

Note 3

A detailed description of the content of the file must be included with the submission in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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