[OS X TeX] TeXMaker stole my file associations

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Mon Jan 31 02:25:54 CET 2011

On Jan 30, 2011, at 8:00 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Jan 30, 2011, at 6:42 PM, Alan Munn wrote:
>> Hi, I was taking a look at TeXMaker, just out of curiosity, (not impressed) and now it's decided that it should open all my TeX-related files, which is very annoying. Since there are a lot of tex-related file extensions, I'm wondering if there's a command-line or stand-alone utility way to change a whole bunch of extensions at once, rather than having to find one of each type and manually go through the "Get Info" + "Change for all" route.
>> Any suggestions?
>> Also, is there any way to stop an application from stealing file associations like this?
> Since you decided you didn't like it try to simply remove TeXMaker. That might make them revert.

I find it useful to have various editors around in case I get questions from people who use them.  But Michael has given a wonderful solution.  Problem solved.


Alan Munn
amunn at gmx.com

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