Re: konqueror: open http://sample.txt without kwrite ???
On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 09:16:29PM -0500, Michael D. Schleif wrote:
> Also sprach Eric Christopherson (Mon 04 Aug 02003 at 08:47:37PM -0500):
> > On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 08:25:04PM -0500, Michael D. Schleif wrote:
> > > Since I upgraded to kde3, when I try to browse to a document that ends
> > > with *.txt, I always get this:
> > >
> > > Open 'http://helices...ume/mds_resume.txt' using 'KWrite'?
> > > [Save As] [Open] [Cancel]
> > >
> > > All I want to do is view an ASCII text file in konqueror ;<
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > You need to go into your file associations. For example, go to Control
> > Center > KDE Components > File Associations (although this might be
> > different depending on which specific version of KDE 3 you are using). Then
> > hit the + sign next to 'text' to expand the list of text file types. Under
> > "Left Click Action" choose "Show file in embedded viewer".
> As slick as that is, could it be any less intuitive? And, is this
> default action reasonable?
No, it couldn't be much less intuitive, and it doesn't seem reasonable to
make that the default. If it were up to me I'd rehaul the entire file
associations system, but it's not...
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