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ShapeToDxf only handles 3 sorts of files:


DXF files, the output of the program.
SHP files, the files which contain the actual geometry, lines, points and so on.
DBF files, which contain data to associate to each geometric object in the SHP file


Other files may be present, but they are not used by ShapeToDxf, for example:

SHX files are index files and are for faster scanning of other files.
PRJ files contain data bout the geographical projection used.
QIX files are spatial index files.