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Alasdair Buchan - UKnewsletters.co.uk wrote:
> Dear Steve:
> Thanks for that. It's an advance.
> I was worried that any Excel or Word .txt files would now open in
> NoteTab but that doesn't happen. If you click on a .txt file in, say,
> Windows Explorer, however, it does open in NoteTab.
> However it hasn't altered the problem I'm having: when you click View
> Source on a web page it opens in Notepad. Which is a problem when
> you're working on a lot of files in your own website.
> Incidentally, I can, and am, copying the files that open that way in
> Notepad into NoteTab to work on them. It's a great application and I
> have recommend it to countless people. It's just my desire not to let
> Microsoft beat me that keeps me looking for a solution.
> I will try Corl's clip idea next, but probably at the weekend when I
> have more time!.
> Thanks to everyone for such kind help.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: S or J
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:notetab%40yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 9:28 PM
> Subject: [NTB] Re: Note Tab Light failed to replace notepad
> Hi Alasdair,
> I have been using NoteTab Light for several years on XP,
> and have easily made it the default text editor without
> using menu choices in NoteTab or messing with dlls and
> XP's protective antics.
> click on XP's "My Computer"
> go to the "Tools" menu
> and select "Folder Options"
> then select "File Types"
> scroll down and select the TXT line which currently shows Notepad
> (make sure the box on this menu is checked to always use
> this program -- which will be NoteTab shortly)
> click on the "Change..." button
> and use the "Browse" button to find and select the NoteTab.exe
> file which is normally located in the directory
> C:\Program Files\Notetab Light
> Click "Open" and "OK" your way back out.
> Now NoteTab Light will always automatically open any .txt file you
> double-click on.
> While this may seem a bit more complicated than using a NoteTab
> menu item, it has three very positive advantages:
> 1. It works every time.
> 2. Notepad is still available on the machine if you have a simple text
> 3. You have learned how to change which programs open which file types
> (which can be handy if you install some other program that has a nasty
> install process that seizes control of opening more file types that you
> want it to -- particularly common with music players or photo programs).
> Steve -- Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
> who has enjoyed using NoteTab Light to keep all his reference
> text files (hundreds) current, and code with XML for a private website
> Machining and Metalworking at Home
> http://www.janellestudio.com/metal/ <http://www.janellestudio.com/metal/>
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