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08-16-2012 03:59 PM

Hi guys,

just a general question.


got sent a drawing from an architect when i open it dialog box appears asks to find geocomp.shx file.


i used to work for a guy that used an old dos based program called geocomp. is this file related to that program or is the name just coincidence?


what is a .shx file and what does it do? what effect will it have on the drawings if i do not link this file?




Ben Britton


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Re: Geocomp.shx

08-17-2012 05:48 AM in reply to: telfordsdraft1

SHX is likely a font, or bigfont (text symbols): anything missing or look odd in the file?

Did you ask the file sender for the SHX file?

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