Files with hxq extension is used by Microfoft Help.  

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HXQ file extension - Microsoft Help merged query index file

What is hxq file? How to open hxq files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The hxq file extension is associated with Microsoft Help. Merged query index file. In a large collection the HxQ files can speed up the time it takes to run a query. File is used by Microsoft Help 2.x.

Microsoft Help 2.x is a proprietary format for online help files, developed by Microsoft and first released in 2001 as a help system for Visual Studio .NET (2002) and MSDN Library.

Microsoft Help 2.x is the help engine used in Microsoft Visual Studio 2002/2003/2005/2008 and Office 2007. Help files are made with the Help 2.0 Workshop (VSHIK), a help authoring tool. The default viewer for Help 2.x files is Microsoft Document Explorer.

Updated: June 27, 2024

The default software associated to open hxq file:

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). 

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

Files with hxq extension are used by Microsoft Help.

How to convert:

It is not convertable file format.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .hxq file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open hxq file, edit hxq file, convert hxq file, view hxq file, play hxq file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hxq file - Microsoft Help merged query index file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use hxq file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open hxq file actions.

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