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Re: Open with... not working on WinXP

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2007 08:05:26 +0100
To: Keith Rubow <keith.microaide@earthlink.net>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <200705030905.26160.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Wednesday 02 May 2007 18:14, Keith Rubow wrote:
> I also have this problem on both of my WinXP machines. I have completely
> uninstalled and reinstalled Amaya several times to upgrade to the latest
> versions, but "Open With" continues to not work. Even if I select Open
> With->Chose Program... and browse to c:\Program
> Files\Amaya\WindowsWX\bin\amaya.exe, click Open and OK, it does NOT open
> with Amaya, nor does Amaya get added to the list of applications in the
> Open With list. Instead it opens with the first application in the Open
> With list. This is very annoying. I can, however, drag and drop the file
> to be opened onto the Amaya desktop shortcut.

When you install Amaya you have to associate Amaya to file extensions.
This is not automatic.

>
> Keith Rubow
>
> Steven Pemberton wrote:
> > While I'm writing I should report another problem I have on WinXP:
> >
> > If I right click on an HTML document, and select Open With... and
> > browse to Amaya, Amaya neither gets added to the list of available
> > programs for that sort of file, nor does Amaya get used once I click
> > on OK.
> >
> > Amaya 9.53, WinXP, though I have had the problem for a few versions
> > now. It used to work, but I don't know which the last version was that
> > worked; sorry!
> >
> > Steven Pemberton
> >
> > .

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     Irène.
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