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RE: Bug? How can I set the program with which to open a file in repro browser?

From: Stefan Pendl <stefan.pendl.71_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 07:46:35 +0200

> Hi Stefan!
> Great, it works now. Thanks for the help.
> For who is interested in the solution:
> By having pressed that restore button, an Advanced button
> appeared, which
> openes a dialog to define programs for actions like open or print.
> I entered the path to my program there, but after closing the dialog
> and opening it again, my value was lost, instead the old program path
> was back again.
> I went into the Windows registry and located what I have
> entered. (Seems that
> windows saves the entry to one registry key but reads it from
> another one.)
> Around the area where I found my entry there were similar
> keys, and I manually
> manipulated the key
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/AcroExch.Document.7/shell/Open/command
> Having done this, I verified that above dialog now openes
> with MY program path.
> The repo browser also openes the program that I want. Great!
> Paul.

There are system wide definitions and user specific definitions.
It is most likely, that you changed the user specific, but not the system wide ones.

As you have found out, changing the system wide ones usually is working out better.

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Received on 2010-10-30 07:46:47 CEST

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