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Re: How to change the applications associated to a file in the context m


From: Dirk Olmes
Subject: Re: How to change the applications associated to a file in the context menu ?
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 12:30:37 +0100
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Daniel Santos wrote:
> Truls Becken wrote:
>> On Nov 27, 2007 9:34 PM, Daniel Santos <address@hidden> wrote:
>>  
>>> The email title says it all.
>>>     
>>
>> This is done from the Tools Inspector in GWorkspace, or did you mean
>> programatically?
>>   
> 
> Not programatically. The tools inspector presents a list of applications
> that can open a file with a given extension. I allows to select one of
> them and set it as a default. What I really want to do, is to add or
> remove applications from this list. I haven't found any option for doing
> this through the user interface. I was wondering if there is any way of
> doing it in another way ?

Each application lists the supported extensions in its
Info-gnustep.plist (inside the app wrapper).

While you can edit this file and add extensions you'll lose those
changes if you reinstall the app. Also, the app has to be prepared to
open the file types, of course ...

-dirk




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