[texworks] Remove TexWorks file association?

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon Feb 22 23:26:14 CET 2010

Richard Crozier wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently installed MikTex 2.8 which came with TexWorks.While I'm sure 
> TexWorks is excellent, TeXnicCentre is my LaTeX editor of choice. 
> Unfortunately TexWorks is now associated with the .tex file extension 
> and I cannot revert it. If I change the file association to TeXnicCentre 
> it simply reverts back to TexWorks. Please can someone tell me how to 
> permanently change the file association?
> I'm running Windows XP SP3, I suspect that TexWorks has made some file 
> association registry keys read-only and this why I cannot change it 
> back, but I am no registry expert.
> Please help,
> Richard

right click a .tex file in Windows Explorer, I would assume you can 
change the file association within the properties item.


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