New Hardware old Habits

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Fri Oct 14 11:44:28 EDT 2011

Ick. And Apple thought this was the better way to go so they got rid of file types. 


On Oct 13, 2011, at 10:37 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:

> Cal-
> Thursday, October 13, 2011, 4:34:49 PM, you wrote:
>> The installation procedure didn't ask me if I wanted to make 5 the default
>> version of LC it just went ahead and plunked 5 into the components folder
>> and told me the job was all done.
> If you're talking about associating an executable with a filetype so
> that you can double-click files and have the IDE launch, you have to
> remember that you're dealing with Microsoft here, and so you have to
> do things backwards and use the Restore button to assign a program:
> Open a Windows Explorer window to any directory
> Go to the Tools folder and select Folder Options
> Click on the File Types tab
> Down at the bottom of the pane click the "Restore" button
> (the Change button won't do anything)
> Now click on Advanced (to affect all .xx files)
> Click on Edit...
> Click on Browse...
> Navigate to the LiveCode.exe file of your choice
> Click OK
> Click OK again to dismiss the Edit File Type dialog
> Click Close on the Folder Options dialog
> Now double-click on a livecode stack
> -- 
> -Mark Wieder
> mwieder at
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