.shg

File Type Generic IconSegmented Hyper-Graphic
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

Bitmap image containing "hotspots" used by Microsoft WinHelp; certain areas of the image can be clicked to jump to other help topics; similar to a Web image that uses a .MAP file to define clickable areas.

SHG files are compiled by Windows Help File Compiler (hc.exe) and are referenced by Microsoft WinHelp. They should not be opened manually.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft WinHelp

Updated 2007
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