[THIN] Re: File Types in 2003

  • From: "Jeff Durbin" <techlists@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 09:07:44 +1200

You're welcome! 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of King, Jesse
> Sent: Sunday, 18 April 2004 4:09 a.m.
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Re: File Types in 2003
> 
> Exactly what I was looking for..
> 
> Much more simple than what I did do. I made a .adm file and 
> pushed it out via gpo.
> 
> Thanks for the hint Jeff. Something I will use next time.
> 
> Jesse
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Madden [mailto:brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Saturday, April 17, 2004 12:08 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: File Types in 2003
> 
> 
> See.. This is why this list rocks!
> 
> Thanks a million, Jeff!
> 
> Brian
> 
> Brian Madden
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeff Durbin
> Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 7:18 PM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: File Types in 2003
> 
> Actually, there are native command line tools that are 
> provided for creating file types and associating them with a 
> particular extension. The commands are ASSOC and FTYPE. FTYPE 
> is used to create a file type. For example:
> 
> ftype excel.sheet.8=3D"C:\Program Files\Microsoft 
> Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE"
> /e
> 
>  You then use ASSOC to associate the extension:
> 
> assoc .xls=3DExcel.Sheet.8=20
> 
>   Just one more way to skin the cat. :)
> 
> JD
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> > [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Brian Madden
> > Sent: Saturday, 17 April 2004 12:47 a.m.
> > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [THIN] Re: File Types in 2003 =20  Well I'm not 100% sure 
> >what you're asking. The problem is=20  that file type 
> associations are 
> >set in like 10 different=20  places in HKCU. You can change 
> them with 
> >any method you want=20  (I personally use kix). It's just 
> that even to 
> >change a=20  single association you have to hit a whole bunch of reg 
> >keys.
> >=20
> > I'm not a real developer, so I don't know if there's 
> some=20  simple 
> >command line thing I can use instead. If there is, I=20  
> haven't found 
> >it.
> >=20
> > Brian
> >=20
> > Brian Madden
> > brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > +1.202.302.3657
> > Visit www.brianmadden.com for in-depth Citrix, Terminal=20  Server, 
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> >=20
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> > [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of King, Jesse
> > Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 7:42 AM
> > To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> > Subject: [THIN] Re: File Types in 2003 =20  I'll check it out.
> >=20
> > I was thumbing through your book and didn't see anything in=20  the 
> >index about associations. Did I miss it?
> >=20
> > Is kix the only way to get this across?
> >=20
> > Thanks
> >=20
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brian Madden [mailto:brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=3D20
> > Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 8:38 AM
> > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [THIN] Re: File Types in 2003 =20 =20  Here's the 
> kix script 
> >that I use to change file type associations.
> >=20
> > http://www.kixtart.org/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=3D3D3D&Number
> > =3D3D3D83156&=3D
> > pag
> > e=3D3D
> > =3D3D3D35
> > &view=3D3D3Dcollapsed&sb=3D3D3D3&o=3D3D3Dall&fpart=3D3D3D1
> >=20
> > Hopefully this will come through without those =3D3D3D3D things=20  
> >being =3D added.
> >=20
> > If not, the title of the article is " Associate() - create 
> a=20  file 
> >/ command association - Local or remote"
> >=20
> > Brian
> >=20
> > Brian Madden
> > brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > +1.202.302.3657
> > Visit www.brianmadden.com for in-depth Citrix, Terminal=20  Server, 
> >and server-based computing news and analysis, white=20  papers, 
> >downloadable videos, and product reviews.
> >=20
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> > [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of King, Jesse
> > Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 7:29 AM
> > To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> > Subject: [THIN] Re: File Types in 2003 =20  Anyone? Just a 
> hint in the 
> >right direction would help...
> > =3D3D20
> > I have found Q257592, but it is not much help.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: King, Jesse=3D3D20
> > Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 3:04 PM
> > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: File Types in 2003
> >=20
> >=20
> > Am I missing something simple here?
> > =3D3D20
> > My default user did not have the correct xls file type=20  
> associated. 
> >While my users can pick open with excel, and save=20  it... 
> =3D3D20 I'd 
> >like to save =3D them that step and do it for=20  
> them.=3D3D20 =3D3D20 
> >Any thoughts? =3D3D20 =3D3D20 =20 =20 =20
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