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18439Re: [NTB] Differentiating two separate installations

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  • Vance E. Neff
    Jan 17, 2006
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      Hi ericbj,

      Try renaming the version (NOTETAB.EXE) you want to use with the OTL
      files and then use explorer to assign .OTL files to it.

      Vance

      ericbj@... wrote:

      > The Problem:
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      > How to get .TXT files to open in one copy of
      > NoteTab and .OTL files in the other ?
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      > I use outline files for organising information
      > and gaining easy access to key files. However
      > amongst the welter of tabs of open files,
      > the key OTL files take a time to find.
      >
      > To overcome this, I installed a second copy of
      > NoteTab, on another partition. This works
      > fine as long as the files are opened from :
      > File menu --> Open
      >
      > But it would be helpful to be able also to
      > click, in Windows Explorer, on TXT files to
      > open them in one copy of NoteTab and on OTL
      > files to open them in the other.
      >
      > I have gone, in Windows Explorer, to :
      > Tools menu --> Folder options --> File types -->
      > OTL --> open with --> Other
      > and browsed to and selected the NoteTab copy
      > in F:\NoteTab\ .
      > But the OTL files still open in
      > C:\Program Files\NoteTab\ .
      >
      > Any suggestions ?
      >
      > Also, if someone can tell me the name of the
      > installed file (a DLL in WINNT\system32 ?)
      > where the alternative NoteTab icons can be
      > found, this would be helpful.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > ericbj
      >
      > p.s. Am using NoteTab Pro v.4.95 and Win 2000
      > SP4.
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