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Thread: Does anyone remember how to associate files in Tiger?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Hartsdale, NY

    Default Does anyone remember how to associate files in Tiger?

    My wife is still using a Powerbook G4 with Tiger installed. Whenever she receives an email with a Word attachment and double clicks on the attachment, Appleworks tries (and fails) to open the document. She has to manually open the file in Word. How can I associate all ".doc" files with Word so that when she double clicks on the attachment it automatically opens in Word? In Leopard I would do this under the Get Info window but Tiger does not seem to have the Get Info command.

    Does anyone remember how to do this?



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    on the landline, Mr. Smith


    "Get Info" on a file and you will see several options, including a change all button. Don't have a 10.4 box in front of me........but it's there somewhere.
    "Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining." -- Jef Raskin

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