how find parent app?

yves COPPE yvescoppe at
Tue Feb 12 10:10:01 EST 2002

>?This is probably a stupid question, but:
>I want to be able to open a word processing document with its own 
>parent application.  For example,
>launch file myfile with myApp
>Is there a way to automatically determine what myApp should be? 
>Really, I just
>want the file to open as if I had clicked on it in the finder.  So 
>should I be using an appleScript?
>mark mitchell

There is, for Macinotsh, an external on the website of RR that does 
exactly what you want.
The name is "externals collection for macOS" or something like that.



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