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A while back I was testing out a desktop-independent file manager that used a unique method to determine defaults. It had a script that included a long series of applications for each desired action, and tested each one in the series until it found an installed executable. I could tell you how to do this in Linux (OSX can probably work the same way), but I don't know if you can do it in Windows.

There were some older distros that used "mozilla" or "netscape" as default, but I found that I always had to change that. The same could be said for "firefox" today, since the variety of popular browsers has been increasing in recent years.

I'm kind of surprised that applications don't make more use of user environment variables like EDITOR and PAGER. The /etc/alternatives concept is ok, but since they're links they're not user configurable.

07-16-2010 12:10 AM
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Opening HTML Reports - RogerL - 07-11-2010, 09:01 AM
RE: Opening HTML Reports - mikshaw - 07-13-2010, 09:51 AM
RE: Opening HTML Reports - RogerL - 07-13-2010, 02:49 PM
RE: Opening HTML Reports - jpjacobs - 07-15-2010, 12:51 AM
RE: Opening HTML Reports - mikshaw - 07-16-2010 12:10 AM

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