How do I tell Safari how to handle files?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by SuperChuck, Jul 28, 2005.

  1. SuperChuck macrumors 6502

    SuperChuck

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    Nov 15, 2003
    Location:
    Chucktown, SC
    #1
    When I navigate to a file with the .sql extension, Safari will display it as text. This forces me to copy/paste, which really stinks when I'm dealing with nearly a gig of plain text. How do I tell Safari to download this as a file?
     
  2. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus

    Mitthrawnuruodo

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2004
    Location:
    Bergen, Norway
    #2
    Instead of clicking the link to the text-file, option-click (or ctrl/right-click and use the context menu) to download the file. (You can even ctrl/right-click while holding option to specify where to download the file, if you're not happy with your default download location.)
     

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