Default Application for Unkown File Types

Discussion in 'macOS' started by code:9999, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. code:9999 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    The title says all. I want to open everything that isn't already associated with an app in textedit, instead of the horridly repetitive and time consuming "open with...". How do I do this?
     
  2. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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  3. dantherevelator macrumors regular

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    #3
    There's a utility called Default Apps that may be of use to you.

    Dang! Beat me to it.
     
  4. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    #4
    Couldn't you just append the .txt extension to the file name and set textedit as the default to open .txt files? Or any file extension, for that matter.
     

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