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OS X 10.5 Spotlight Kind different to Finder Kind for particular file (.dylib) despite app (SeaMonkey) removed

in the distant past I installed SeaMonkey. There was a mistake in the apps Info.plist that inappropriately associated a number of file types with the app, in particular .dylib. The bug was recognised ...
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Unable to change file association on Mac OS X Mountain Lion?

I'm trying to change a file association for an entire extension for an application called Eagle CAD. Currently, the .brd and .sch files are associated with apps called pcbnew and eeschema ...
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OS X thinks that my folder (with .suffix at the end) is related to some App

I've named a folder with .suffix which already bound to one of Mac applications. And that is the problem when I'm trying to open this folder through the Finder. I've delete the App related to ...
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Changing mkv to video kind on mac

I am trying to put mkv files under Video Category when arranging by kind on a mac. Here's what I added to info.plist of the Core Services <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE ...
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How to disassociate a file type with an application in Mac OS

I have a Mac and I'm running Snow Leopard. I also run parallels. Now, because I opened a file with a windows application while in parallels, that file type is always associated with the windows ...
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Where does Mac OS X store the file associations (per file)

When I open a file info, and change the application responsible for that file, where is this override stored on the system?
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Mac Finder - Alternate default application?

Double click on an image opens the default application associated with it. E.g. "jpg" opens with "Preview", but some times I need to open with an alternate application, e.g. photo editing software. ...
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Set default open-with app to a Python program on a Mac

I use the open source application UliPad to edit restructured text files (rst). It is a Python application that I launch via Terminal like so: python32 UliPad.py I have python32 as an alias to the ...
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Bulk “open with” change on OS X 10.6

I use Microsoft remote desktop to connect from my mac to the windows machine I work on. I have a directory with about 50 different rdp files. (The config files for each machine). They go changed to ...
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Remove associations with applications in VMWare Fusion

One of the "features" of VMWare Fusion is that it associates files on the Mac host with programs in the VM. Unfortunately I uninstalled VMWare Fusion, and my Mac still has applications in VMWare ...
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How to associate the “.exe” extension to be opened with Mono?

I want to asssociate the .exe file extension to Mono (don't care about wine). Apparently, when using Finder's GUI, only .app files (application bundles) can be selected. But the Mono executable ...
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How to change file associations on Mac OS X?

By default PNG images open in Preview. At some point, this has changed on my system so that clicking on a PNG file launches Paintbrush. While that's a really nice app, I'd still like the default to be ...
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Where does Mac OS X store file association information?

I know there is a system preferences pane to manually modify the file associations in Mac OS X Leopard. However, I'm curious where does Leopard actually store these information? UPDATE: as I said, ...
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File association for editing on a mac

I'm quite experienced with how file association works for opening files on Mac OS X. I recall reading somewhere that OS X keeps not only the information about which apps can open a file, but also ...