20923Re: [NTB] Re: "Open With" not working
- Feb 3, 2009ebbtidalflats wrote:
>Another workaround solution may be OpenExpert (www.baxbex.com), a
> Sorry, I only have a workaround solution, since I have the same
> problem. Plus some facts observed on MY computers.
> First the workaround:
> You CAN run NoteTab from a batchfile, and you CAN register the special
> extension with that batchfile. Your batchfile must pass the filename
> to open to the NoteTab commandline.
> in the batchfile, something like
> @start C:\PROGRA~1\NTP\NotePro.exe %1
> Look up the start command in windows help,
> Observations on MY NoteTab installations:
> Fact 1. My NoteTab Pro does NOT show up in the offerings
> of program choices inb Open With.
> Fact 2. My NoteTab Light DOES show up !
> Fact 3. I have NOT installed NoteTab's default path
> but chose to use a different path name.
> Fact 4. I use NoteTab Pro with a custom data path
> on a USB drive.
> Fact 5. This problem has existed prior to NTb ver 5.
> Fact 6. I have frequent mystewry crashes with NoteTab, that nobody
> else can duplicate. I also have observed, that at times NoteTab does
> not shut down (I run it from a batchfile)
> Could it be that NoteTab doesn't register properly, if the path is
> changed? if the program doesn't use the Documents and Settings folder?
> if you do not elect to "replace notepad" in Help?
> Windows DOES see my NoteTab as an installed program (), but not in
> list of applications in "Open With" window.
> Even MORE CURIOUS, NoteTab Lite DOES show up as an option in the open
> with window! It too has a NoteTab.INI file in the program folder.
freeware (free for home users) shell extension for Explorer.
Instead of left double clicking in Explorer you rightclick to open a
context menu, to which you add the program(s) of your choice to open a file.
I have not managed to reproduce your problem in any way. My machine
(WinXPPro SP3, NTBPro 5.7b, NTB replaces Notepad)*always* does what you
want your computer to do!
Gerard (E.G.P.) Huijing
2312 ZD Leiden
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