Shell Scrap Object File

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Shell Scrap Object File
Screenshot SHS hile on windows desktop.png
Filename extension .shs
Developed by Microsoft
Type of format Generic
Container for OLE objects

The SHS file extension is primarily associated with Shell Scrap Object Files produced by Microsoft Windows,[1] they are created by selecting part of a document content and then dragging and dropping it outside the document program window (e.g. selecting some lines of text in a Word document, dragging and dropping them on the desktop). The operating system will create an .shs file with the selected content, which will be useless alone, and only readable by dragging the icon and dropping it in a program which supports this mechanism.

Microsoft has since removed this function from the Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 operating systems.

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