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In my Mac OS X 10.5, it has set all my *.patch files to open with 'Notepad in Windows via Parallel'.

I have tried to change it by

  1. click 'Open With..'
  2. select 'TextEdit'
  3. check the 'Always Open With' box

But still when I get new *.patch file, it will set to open 'Nodepad in Windows' by default.

Can you please tell me how can I change that for good?

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You should be able to simply select a file of the specified type, then choose Get info from the File menu. In the Open with section, choose your desired program from the menu and click the Change All button.

RCDefaultApp.prefPane is a nice frontend which makes this easier.

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Thanks. That saves me a lot of time. I often click it by mistake and it goes and launch Parallel... and then NotePad... – michael Mar 18 '10 at 0:06

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