[NTB] Re: NT Light opens instead of NTP when I click on afileicon
- Larry Thomas wrote:
Great work, Larry! I think you have put your finger on the
But I can't quite get it fixed. I might have to personally email
you some screen shots of the dialogue boxes so you'll be able to
see the problem I'm having. But first I'll try to explain it as
best I can.
I followed your instructions:
> First, I start Explorer and then select View|Folder Options. I think thatI found "Text Document" on the scrol-down list and clicked on it.
> Windows 95 does not have a Folder Options selection under the View menu but
> you can select Options there. On the dialog that comes up there is a tab
> labelled "File Types". Click this and scroll down the list of associations
> until you come to the .txt file association which should say to start with
> NoteTab Lite.
In the "File type details" box that appeared below it says:
Extension; TXT DIC EXC
Content type (MIME0: text/plain
Opens with: NOTETAB
As you can see it says "NOTETAB" not "NoteTab Lite." But I went
ahead following your instructions anyway to see where it would
> Select this item and then click the "Edit" button on theWhen I highlighted "Open" in the "Actions" window and then
>You will now see a dialog box with a selection of one or more
> actions listed near the bottom. You must edit each action by selecting it
> and clicking the "Edit" button and using the "Browse" button that appears
> in the dialog that comes up.
clicked the "Edit" button here's what appears in the "Application
used to perform action:" window:
"C:\PROGRAM FILES\NOTETAB LIGHT\NOTETAB.EXE:" "%"
> Browse to Notepad (not NoteTab Pro) and clickThis is where I run off the tracks. There is no "OK" button in
the dialogue box labeled "Open With." It has just two buttons:
"Open" or "Cancel." So I clicked "Open" and got a dialogue box
called "Editing action for type: Text Document" which DOES have
an "OK" button. So I clicked OK there instead. But I got an
"The specified program could not be found. Make sure the
filename and path are correct."
So I looked in the little window labeled "Application used to
perform action:" and this it what it says:
So, what now? Isn't there some way to get NoteTab to clean up
- Hi Sleepless,
At 09:11 AM 2/25/2000 -0800, you wrote:
>So I looked in the little window labeled "Application used toI think that you can do it now. The .lnk extension means that you selected
>perform action:" and this it what it says:
>So, what now? Isn't there some way to get NoteTab to clean up
the shortcut instead of the program. Do it all again but this time browse
to the C:\Windows directory. This is where Notepad is located. Select
Notepad.exe and I think that it should work for you.