.SHX File extension

AutoCAD Compiled Shape File

.SHX File Extension - How to open .SHX File? icon
DeveloperAutodesk
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CategoryCAD Files
FormatBinary

What is a .SHX file?

An SHX file contains a shape or font compiled by Autodesk AutoCAD from an .SHP shape file or .PFB font file. It stores shape definitions, as well as font definitions for displaying custom text. SHX files support many Type 1 PostScript fonts.

More .SHX File Extension Information

Compiled shapes enable users to save smaller building blocks and fonts that are frequently inserted in drawings. This allows users to save time and not have to re-create often-used shapes and fonts. After a SHP shape file or PFB font file is compiled, the resulting SHX file can be inserted into a drawing. The user can then specify the location, scale, and rotation of the imported shape. NOTE: Autodesk AutoCAD is a 2D and 3D design and engineering application.

How to open .SHX files?

.SHX can be using by 1 Flatform (Windows).
And can be open by bellow programs list:
Windows
Autodesk AutoCAD 2018
Updated at: 2018-11-13

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