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504Re: Ubuntu default text editor

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  • Lawrence
    Jul 16, 2010
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      Lee, that should work. Not sure what's up.

      You may want to try Google for "default text editor ubuntu 8.04".

      That may shed some light on your particular issue.

      ~ Larry

      --- In ntb-linux@yahoogroups.com, Lee Underwood <leeu@...> wrote:
      >
      > Larry,
      >
      > This is great! I have been trying to figure this out for some time now. Also, you have now added the "notetabe.exe" program to the list when you get to step #3 below (" Open With tab").
      >
      > However, I have a problem: it opens the program but not the file. Any suggestions?
      >
      > Operating System: Linux 2.6.24-28-rt #1 SMP PREEMPT RT Fri Jun 18 14:18:28 UTC 2010
      > Distribution: Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 (Yes, I know. I'm a bit behind in updating. I use the LT packages but have been putting off updating)
      > Window Manager: Gnome 2.22.3
      > Wine: wine-1.0
      >
      > Thanks!
      >
      > Lee
      >
      > > It is actually simple.
      > >
      > > Right-Click a text file
      > > Left-Click Properties
      > > Go to the Open With tab
      > > Click the Add button
      > > Click the plus sign next to "Use a custom command"
      > > This will open a command line with a browse button.
      > > Click brows and navigate to the desired editor.
      > >
      > > For NoteTab Pro, for example, the path will be (Case Sensitive!!):
      > >
      > > NOTE: Directories starting with a period (.) are hidden, so you will either need to type the full path or tell the system browser (Nautilus) to show hidden files by Right-Clicking a blank area in the window, then click Show hidden files.
      > >
      > > /home/username/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/NoteTab Pro 6/NotePro.exe
      > >
      > > HTH,
      > >
      > > ~ Larry
      > >
      > > --- In ntb-linux@yahoogroups.com, "bizshop1" <linux@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Fairly new to ubuntu - using Lucid (10.4)
      > > >
      > > > Have installed Notetab Pro full version with Wine - but how do I get it to be the default text editor?
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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