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Name Microsoft Symbolic Link (SYLK) File
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  x-fmt/106
Description The SYLK (SYmbolic LinK) file format is a ASCII format used to exchange information between versions of Multiplan and spreadsheets such as Excel.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 02 Aug 2005
Source description 11/2023 (v.115)- description updated, internal signature max offset values changed from null to 0 and EOF signature modified to accommodate for different operating systems. Submitted by Brigham Young University as part of PRONOM Research Week.
Last updated 14 Nov 2023
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