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Old 08-21-2003, 07:28 AM   #1
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Help completing file association

I feel rather silly posting a question this simple. Through research on this web site I set up a file association to launch Netscape 7.1 when I click a URL. I'm running SuSE 8.2 in a KDE desktop environment. I did this by:
1. Launching Control Center.
2. Selecting KDE Components
3. Selecting File Association
4. Typing url in the Find filename pattern box
5. Clicked the + sign next to the word text in the result list (there was only result from the search).
6. Selected the item x-mswinurl (it was the only item under text)
7. Under the General tab, added an entry for Netscape which is supposed to launch /usr/local/netscape/netscape when a URL is clicked in my e-mail client (Ximian Evolution 1.4.3).

Now, here's what happens. If Netscape is already running and I click a link, a new Netscape session starts and sevices the link. If no Netscape session is running, a Mozzila session starts and services the link. What am I missing in order to have Netscape 7.1 service my links, even if Netscape isn't running?

Brad McNeely


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