.MSHA File Extension

Microsoft Help Asset File

Developer Microsoft
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What is an MSHA file?

File used by MS Help Viewer 1.x, a Visual Studio component that helps developers author help documentation for software applications; saves the help manifest, which defines the help "Books" (help documents), which contain "Packages" (.MSHC help content files) to be installed.

More Information

MSHA files are saved in an XML format and can be authored with any text editor. The MS Help Viewer 1.x standard requires that they use the filename HelpContentSetup.MSHA.

NOTE: The MS Help Viewer 1.x format replaces the MS Help 2.x (.HXS) and Help 1.x (.CHM) formats.

Common MSHA Filenames

HelpContentSetup.MSHA - The filename required by the Microsoft Help Viewer 1.x standard.

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Programs that open MSHA files

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