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.HXS File Extension

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File TypeHelp 2 Compiled Help File

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CategoryWeb Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.


Help file compiled for Microsoft Help 2.0; contains help documentation for Windows or other programs; uses HTML for content and XML for metadata.

More Information

HXS files are similar to .CHM files, which are used by Help 1.x, but are formatted differently. They are created using the Microsoft Help 2.0 Compiler.

Programs that open HXS files
Microsoft Help 2.0 Workshop
Help Explorer Viewer
Viewable in a Web browser
View in a Web browser
Help Explorer Viewer
Updated 5/7/2007

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