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<?xml version="1.0"?>
    <allimages gaicontinue="Azimuthsc.jpg" />
      <page pageid="46759" ns="6" title="File:About tab.png" />
      <page pageid="80" ns="6" title="File:Adobe.png" />
      <page pageid="162" ns="6" title="File:Alpha xml1.png" />
      <page pageid="163" ns="6" title="File:Alpha xml2.png" />
      <page pageid="164" ns="6" title="File:Alpha xml3.png" />
      <page pageid="165" ns="6" title="File:Alpha xml4.png" />
      <page pageid="168" ns="6" title="File:Animlayer graphics.png" />
      <page pageid="169" ns="6" title="File:Animlayer xml1.png" />
      <page pageid="170" ns="6" title="File:Animlayer xml2.png" />
      <page pageid="60" ns="6" title="File:Avs.gif" />