Setting the 'Open With'

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Thu Sep 24 13:41:59 EDT 2009


you could use Tar from the shell or Rev's built in zip commands.
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Stephen Barncard
San Francisco
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2009/9/24 Ray Horsley <Ray at linkit.com>:
> Thanks Marty.  It's just slightly more complicated than that, though.  In my
> case I've got a zip file which a script in my standalone has downloaded.
>  I'd like to decompress it automatically from the same script but I don't
> know where "Archive Utility" is or what it's named on the end users machine.
>  On my machine it's System/Library/Core Services/Archive Utility.app but on
> a friend's machine I noticed it's named "BOMArchive Utility" instead of
> "Archive Utility".  Any suggestions?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ray Horsley
> LinkIt! Software
>
> On Sep 24, 2009, at 10:08 AM, Marty Knapp wrote:
>
>> You can open a specific document with a specific application like this:
>>
>> launch "/MyDocumentsFolder/TheDocument.doc" with "/Applications/MyApp.app"
>>
>> using the path of each. and assuming the the application is capable of
>> opening it.
>>
>> Marty Knapp
>>>
>>> On kind of a related note, anybody know how to set a file to open with a
>>> certain application?  This is manually done with the Get Info window on the
>>> Mac but I need to do this from within a script.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Ray Horsley
>>> LinkIt! Software
>>>
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