[wingide-users] file associations on windows?

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu May 20 12:32:35 MDT 2010

On 20/05/2010 19:22, william ratcliff wrote:
> I didn't see a choice to choose default, 

In recent versions of Windows you have to shift-right-click to get the 
"choose default" option.


> however, python is the one that is highlighted on the right click 
> (amongst the other choices), so I assume that it is the default...
> thanks,
> William
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Wingware Support 
> <support at wingware.com <mailto:support at wingware.com>> wrote:
>     william ratcliff wrote:
>         Actually, from the command line, the following works:
>         ftype Python.File="C:\Python26\python.exe" "%1" %*
>         I'm not sure how to make this permanent as it seems that
>         python.exe is the default that comes up using your method...If
>         you don't have an immediate answer that's ok as I now have a
>         workaround.
>     I'm also not sure how this is possible -- Wing shouldn't take
>     association of Python files in the way you described.  Does it
>     work to right click on a Python file and do Open With / Choose
>     Default?  I suspect that might be how it got changed in the first
>     place and I believe it should be permanent.
>     -- 
>     Stephan Deibel
>     Wingware | Python IDE
>     Advancing Software Development
>     www.wingware.com <http://www.wingware.com>


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