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Name Visual Basic Form File
Version 4 onwards
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1541
Classification Text (Unstructured)
Description The .frm file format was created by early versions of Visual Basic to distinguish between different item types. First released in 1991, Visual Basic was declared legacy in 2008. It provided a GUI which allowed users to modify code by dragging and dropping objects and defining their behaviour and appearance.
Byte order  
Related file formats Has priority over Visual Basic Project Workspace File (1-6)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
Supported by Microsoft Corporation
Source National Library of Australia / National Library of Australia
Source date 03 Nov 2021
Source description  
Last updated 03 Nov 2021
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