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.SYLK File Extension

File TypeMicrosoft Symbolic Link File

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

What is an SYLK file?

Symbolic link file created by Microsoft spreadsheet programs; stores lines of text that specify the cell row, column, formatting, and other content from the spreadsheet; used for transferring data between spreadsheet applications and other databases.

More Information

SYLK files are more commonly seen with the .SLK extension. They are stored in an ANSI text format.

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Updated 6/4/2015

About SYLK Files

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