This has to be easy! Tell a program not to open a file

Ken Ray kray at
Thu Jan 31 11:06:49 EST 2008

On Thu, 31 Jan 2008 09:09:33 -0600, Arthur Rann wrote:

> Hi,
> We have users forcing documents from one of our apps to be opened in another
> of our apps by using the right click in Windows. Is there a way to make a
> Rev based program only allow one type of document to be opened (this is on
> Windows)?

This all has to do with "document associations". The file's extension 
connects to the application that controls it. Here's some info on that 
and how to change things:


Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
Email: kray at
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