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Is there a way to get a file to open with a certain program...

#1TheOppositePosted 11/5/2013 10:27:06 PM
but not associate that entire file type with that program? Say I have a particular .doc file, but I want that file, and that file only, to be associated with Notepad but all other .doc files to open with Word. Is there a way to do that?
#2Knight2520Posted 11/5/2013 10:28:29 PM
No way built into Windows. There might be a third party utility, but that's really obscure. Your best bet is to just right click the file and select "Open with..".
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#3ScroePosted 11/5/2013 10:30:26 PM
Rename it to a different extension then set that extension to open in the other program
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#4gastamanPosted 11/5/2013 10:41:40 PM(edited)
Just right click the file and select "Open with".

Edit: You can also create a shortcut to the file and include the path to the program you want to open the file with in the target.
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#5TheOpposite(Topic Creator)Posted 11/5/2013 11:13:41 PM
I just changed the file type and it works fine. Thanks for the replies!