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Re: context menu does not appear for file extension ".mat" on Windows/XP

From: Wandell <wandell_at_stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 16:20:42 -0700 (PDT)

Your response suggests you think that the .mat file is associated with
a Microsoft program (Microsoft Access Table). In my system it is
associated with Matlab, not the MS program. (This can be confirmed
from looking at FileTypes and extensions). The .mat extension is
associated with Matlab data, and there is no indication that the file
is a shortcut.

Do you believe this problem cannot be corrected, and I should stop
spending my time on it?

It is important to my work - we use these Matlab data files and we
share them through SVN. These files used to work properly with TSVN,
but not with the latest release.

Thank you again,
Brian Wandell

On May 10, 9:11 am, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10.05.2010 11:08, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
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> > On Monday 10 May 2010, Wandell wrote:
> >> When I right click on files with the extension of ".mat" the TSVN
> >> context menu items do not appear.  (The context menu items do appear
> >> in nearly every other case, for example on directories or files with a
> >> '.m' extension).
>
> >> The '.mat' files have green checkbox icon correctly (i.e., they are
> >> recognized as being part of the SVN repository).
>
> > Just wondering, did that work before? I have a bunch of .mad files here, which
> > also behave a bit strange. For example, I configured Explorer to always
> > display file extensions, but for those files it strangely doesn't. Also, it
> > seems to consider these files as links, like .lnk files, but with an
> > Microsoft Office Access module.
>
> >> I don't know what else to investigate, and I would appreciate a
> >> suggestion.
>
> > Ignore it until it becomes a real problem?
>
> Those files are marked by MS as shortcut files, similar to the normal
> windows shortcuts. So they're not treated as real files by the explorer.
>
> Stefan
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