copy file on Mac

Sarah Reichelt sarah.reichelt at
Mon May 8 22:38:26 EDT 2006

> No- MacOSX has no problem launching files based upon extension. I
> believe the problem is that your can override that behavior by
> explicitly setting a file type. Since Revolution defaults to setting
> this to TEXT, you have to manage it yourself to avoid getting screwy
> files.
> I would hope that you could at least clear the setting in Revolution,
> or it does indeed make it very difficult to produce double-clickable
> files from Rev. I can't say that I've tried...

I do this all the time. If you set the fileType to empty before saving
a file, the extension is used to select the default app fpr that file.
That way you never have to worry about what app the user has selected
as the default for any particular file type.


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