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.SLK File Extension

File TypeSymbolic Link File

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What is an SLK file?

File format created by Microsoft to transfer data between spreadsheet programs and other databases; contains lines of text delimited by semi-colons that specify the cell row, column, formatting, and content; stored in an ANSI text format.

More Information

Complex formulas are stored with SYLK (Symbolic Link) codes, such as "E," which denotes an expression within a cell.

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Programs that open SLK files
Microsoft Excel 2016
Corel Quattro Pro X8
Microsoft Excel 2016
Updated 1/26/2010

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