Re: [Clip] use of notetab to download files off internet
The other posters are correct in that it is a setting in your browser.
A browser determines a file type by its MIME tag, not by its extension
(but they should correlate.)
The MIME type you probably are looking for is text/plain)
or Google "MIME text/" [http://www.google.com/search?q=MIME+text]
For the history and general info on the MIME system see:
[which also contains links to the six W3C RFC complete spec docs.]
For Firefox, go to Tools | Options | Applications
Scroll down to Text Document
Click in the right hand column
You can choose among:
(Open with) selectable/specifiable programs
For Opera, go to Tools | Preferences | Advanced | Downloads
You can add or edit the text/plain MIME entry there.
Now aren't you glad you asked??? ;-)
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- John McMullen
At 05-02-10 05:15, you wrote:
>I often work in a site where I download text files. They open in----------
>notetab as read only files. On my old machine this was not true. I
>cannot for the life of me figure out where to adjust this as I need to
>edit the files. Currently I need to then save them (even though I don't
>want/need to) before I can edit them. I've run view/options/tabs and
>I'm not seeing it.
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