where is prefered text editor?

Henk Postma henkpm at gmail.com
Sat May 12 01:54:12 UTC 2007

On 5/10/07, Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 May 2007 00:06:37 -0400
> Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu> wrote:

> Or, you can set preferred applications from Nautilus by right-clicking
> relevant files, going to Properties (at the bottom) in the context menu,
> and setting your preferred editor in "Open With" - ( hit "Add" ). You can
> type in the path to gvim, or whatever you prefer, as a custom command if
> the one you want does not appear as an option. Click the button for your
> preferred editor that appears in the iist, to select it as default.

Dear Matthew,

Well that certainly works, thanks for the tip. I had not thought of
that, I guess I was not expecting Gnome to be soooo user friendly that
that would actually work :)

The question remains why the central 'preferred applications' dialog
does not allow for adjustment of these preferences? Time for filing a

Thanks a lot!

-- Henk


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