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Re: Disabling MathReader?

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  • Subject: [mg25189] Re: Disabling MathReader?
  • From: paulh at (P.J. Hinton)
  • Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 21:24:31 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: "Wolfram Research, Inc."
  • References: <8pkl6q$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <8pkl6q$m7m at>,
 AES <siegman at> writes:

> Saw a message pointing to a URL for downloading latest version of 
> MathReader.  Don't need it at present, but thought I might possibly in 
> the future, so downloaded and installed it.
> Now all my existing notebooks, created in Mathematica, open in 
> MathReader, not Mathematica, when double-clicked.  Haven't so far found 
> any info in the documentation on how to reverse this.
> What a drag!  Any way to reverse this?

You don't state what platform you're using, so the answer to this 
question will vary according to your situation.

Under Windows, file associations handled by the Windows Explorer shell
and are mapped according to filename extension.  See this Microsoft
Knowledge Base article for an example of how to associate more than
one application with a given extension.

P.J. Hinton
User Interface Programmer                         paulh at
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.

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