Re: Changing file action


try properties -> open with -> add. 
add xpdf and select xpdf by clicking the checkbox left of it in the



On Sat, 2005-05-21 at 16:20 +0000, Jack Dodds wrote:
> I'm trying to get Nautilius to open PDF files with xpdf, not gPDF.
> According to the Gnome 2.8 Desktop User Guide, section 7.5.1, I should 
> open a Nautilius pane and select any .pdf file, then File - Open With - 
> Other Application.  Then I'm supposed to select the desired application 
> from a table of applications, and  then select the Modify button.
> The only problem is, there is no table of applications, and there is no 
> Modify button.
> Even so, the wording the Other Application dialog suggests that if I 
> select another application, that choiec will become permanent.  It 
> doesn't.  If I enter "xpdf" in the dialog, the file is opened with xpdf 
> - but the next time I click on a .pdf file, it is opened with gPDF.  No 
> permanent change is made.
> Am I missing something?
> Jack Dodds
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