Application-specific files

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by C-lon, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. C-lon macrumors member

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    #1
    I was wondering how I could change my settings so that when I double-click a file, it opens in a new "(default)" application. I have noticed that I can right-click -> open with -> other... -> and click "always open with" but it has never worked once. Where can I manipulate this setting?
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    Highlight the file and "Get Info" (command + I or right click). At the bottom there's a drop-down menu where you can select which application you want. Then click "Change All."
     
  3. C-lon thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks! That worked.
     

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