DITAVAL File Extension

DITAVAL file icon
DITA Conditions Format
  • Developer
    International Standards Organization
  • Popularity
    3.2 (4 votes)

What is DITAVAL file?

DITAVAL is a file extension commonly associated with DITA Conditions Format files. DITA Conditions Format format was developed by International Standards Organization. DITAVAL file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. DITAVAL file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1258 other filename extensions listed in our database. Adobe FrameMaker supports DITAVAL files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named Adobe FrameMaker was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DITAVAL files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DITAVAL file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support DITAVAL files. Files with DITAVAL suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support DITAVAL file

How to open file with DITAVAL extension?

Problems with accessing DITAVAL may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with DITAVAL extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Adobe FrameMaker

Problems with opening and working with DITAVAL files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DITAVAL files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Adobe FrameMaker or one of the recommended programs (for example, Windows Notepad) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Adobe FrameMaker website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Adobe FrameMaker

You still cannot access DITAVAL files although Adobe FrameMaker is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why DITAVAL files are not compatible with Adobe FrameMaker. The latest version of Adobe FrameMaker should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate DITA Conditions Format files with Adobe FrameMaker

After installing Adobe FrameMaker (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open DITAVAL files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the DITAVAL with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Adobe FrameMaker is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DITAVAL files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DITAVAL file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Adobe FrameMaker and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DITAVAL extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the DITAVAL is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DITAVAL file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the DITAVAL in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the DITAVAL is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. DITAVAL file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic DITAVAL file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with DITAVAL extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DITA Conditions Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Adobe FrameMaker

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DITAVAL extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with DITA Conditions Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the DITAVAL files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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