Konqueror won't act upon new file association set up in Control Centre
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Sun Jun 18 14:16:46 BST 2006
I have installed wine and created a shell script to
run irfanview (a w32 graphics file viewer) in wine.
Here's what works. In Control Centre, I have added a
file association with the irfanview shell script to
the `image/jpeg' type, and put it at the top of the
application preference order. When I double click on
a jpeg, it opens.
What doesn't work is this. I have set up a new type,
`image/crw', to handle my Canon RAW files. I have
supplied `*.crw' as the filename pattern, entered
`Canon RAW File' as the description and, as before,
installed `irfanview' in the application preference
order. And yet a file matching the given filename
pattern will not be dispatched to irfanview. Instead,
it is opened in what I have configured as the default
application for `all/allfiles', KHexEdit.
Is there some other file type registration that I
should have performed? What's going on?
Of course, Konqueror has invited me to `open with'
something instead of KHexEdit, but I have the idea
that this should not be necessary.
The version in use is Konqueror 3.5.1-5 Red Hat (using
KDE 3.5.1-2.3 Red Hat).
Thanks for reading. Please help.
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