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How can I open all files of a certain type with a specific application? For instance, MacVim?

Selecting open with --> other --> select MacVim and checking "always open with" works for individual files but how can I always open files of a certain type with MacVim?

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It would be more useful to others if you edited your question to not mention your specific text editor, or only as an example. –  Daniel Beck Feb 26 '11 at 7:33
    
Done. Thank you! –  Derek Swingley Feb 26 '11 at 21:15
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Open the Get Info dialog of the file (in the File menu, or Cmd-I, or in the context menu). Then select to open with MacVim and click the Change all… button just below the application selection popup menu.

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Use RCDefaultApp (a System Preferences pane) to have greater control of file types.


If you want to control which application handles files without extension, see this answer of mine.

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The "Get Info" option works, thanks! –  Derek Swingley Feb 26 '11 at 7:38
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