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Is it possible to specify what action (run/open/edit) I want to execute on a given file in the command line window? If so how?

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Use the DOS command assoc to modify the file extension associations. Do

assoc /?

to see the help for it.

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Windows

Run/Open: file or start file
Edit: notepad file

Linux (Gnome environment)

Run: ./file.
Edit: gedit file (for text files)
Open: gnome-run file

Replace file by the filename.

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The OP tagged it "Windows".... – Ned Batchelder Sep 4 '11 at 16:11
    
Oops. ------------- – RobinJ Sep 4 '11 at 16:22
    
So why the -1 then? – Canadian Luke Sep 4 '11 at 17:32

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