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.MSHA File Extension

File TypeMicrosoft Help Asset File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
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CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatXML

XML

This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

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
Windows
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
The Helpware Group FAR
Microsoft Notepad
Other text editor
Updated 8/13/2012

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