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Re: opening notebooks in mathematica player instead of

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  • Subject: [mg97485] Re: opening notebooks in mathematica player instead of
  • From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2009 05:37:39 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <200903120721.CAA23699@smc.vnet.net> <gpda67$jlt$1@smc.vnet.net>

> On Mar 12, 2009, at 3:21 AM, Steven Matthew Anderson wrote:
> 
> > When I double click on a notebook I want just want to view it.  Is  
> > there a way to default the assigned application to open the  
> > mathematica notebooks with the mathematica viewer instead of having  
> > mathematica boot up?  If I want mathematica to boot up I'll click on  
> > the icon.  That's on my doc.
> >
> > I'm running Mac OS X 10.5.6 (9G55) on a PowerBook G4 if that helps  

And George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com> replied:

> In OS X, you can select a notebook and "get Info..." from the Finder (cmd-I).
> 
> You can then select which app opens the notebook. You can select  
> Player. There is an option to change all files of the same type (.nb  
> files) to show the same behaviour.
> 
> This should work most of the time.

I believe more or less exactly the same inherent and fundamental dilemma 
arises with respect to whether PDF files open in Adobe Acrobat or Adobe 
Reader when clicked (if you have both apps on your system), and the same 
workaround for Macs can be invoked here also.


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