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dwmass
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Looking for shx file

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02-03-2006 10:31 AM
Hello,

We received a topo file from a client that is missing an SHX file. I don't know if it is a font, or a shape file for linetypes. I don't know who did the topo, otherwise I would try to contact them for the file. Anyway the name of the file is HJWSHP.SHX.

If anyone out there has a copy, I would sure appreciate getting a copy.

Thanks in advance,

Dave Massingale
*R.K. McSwain
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Re: Looking for shx file

02-03-2006 11:08 AM in reply to: dwmass
dwmass said the following on 2/3/2006 12:31 PM:
> Hello,
>
> We received a topo file from a client that is missing an SHX file. I
> don't know if it is a font, or a shape file for linetypes. I don't
> know who did the topo, otherwise I would try to contact them for the
> file. Anyway the name of the file is HJWSHP.SHX.

Most likely it's a shape file if you are being prompted for it.
Can't you backtrack through the "client" to find the author of this
file, then request it from them?

>
> If anyone out there has a copy, I would sure appreciate getting a
> copy.

Even if someone has a file named "HJWSHP.SHX", it's unlikely that it
will be "the" file you are missing, and contain the right shapes.


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*Ahmet Nejat EKEBAS
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Re: Looking for shx file

02-04-2006 02:49 PM in reply to: dwmass
Hello,

make a copy of any AutoCAD SHX font and rename it as HJWSHP.SHX.

EKEBAS

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Hello,

We received a topo file from a client that is missing an SHX file. I don't
know if it is a font, or a shape file for linetypes. I don't know who did
the topo, otherwise I would try to contact them for the file. Anyway the
name of the file is HJWSHP.SHX.

If anyone out there has a copy, I would sure appreciate getting a copy.

Thanks in advance,

Dave Massingale
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pcboudreau
Posts: 14
Registered: ‎09-15-2003
Message 4 of 4 (417 Views)

Re: Looking for shx file

02-20-2008 10:22 AM in reply to: dwmass
Tried renaming my simplex font to the HJWSHP and got about 20 lines of

HJWSHP.SHX is a normal text font file, not a shape file

but at least I don't have to press cancel when opening the .dwg
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