Re: OS X: dragging and dropping a file (or folder) onto textadept icon in the dock

From: Rob <ro....at.web.de>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 10:59:38 -0800 (PST)

You're right! I only tried files with already registered extensions.
However, it works for all extensions after you copy the textadept.app
to a different location. (And back.)
Folders produce an error.

Rob

On Feb 12, 7:07 pm, Vais Salikhov <vsalik....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> Rob, I think it depends on what type of file you drag and drop. If the  
> file type is associated with textadept in finder, it has always worked  
> for me as well. For example, if you do "always open with..." textadept  
> for a file with a .lua extension, the change the association for  
> all .lua files in "get info" dialog, you can start dragging and  
> dropping other .lua files onto the ta icon, and it accepts it. The  
> issue is to be able to drag any file, group of files, or directory  
> onto the icon.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Vais
>
> On Feb 12, 2009, at 12:26 PM, Rob <ro....at.web.de> wrote:
>
>
>
> > For me the finder worked - but with or without the additional lines.
>
> > Rob
>
> > On Feb 12, 6:55 am, vais <vsalik....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Thank you, Mitchell, but it did not work for me (tried to put these
> >> two dict entries both at the end and at the beginning of the array,
> >> rebooted the computer even, removed the icon from the dock and put it
> >> back, tried with both the dock and finder). Did this work for anybody
> >> else - perhaps I am missing something?
>
> >> Vais
>
> >> On Feb 12, 12:17 am, mitchell <mforal.n....at.gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >>> Hi,
>
> >>>> Nope. ige-mac-dock is not feature complete yet. I'm looking into  
> >>>> how
> >>>> to handle this on my own.
>
> >>> At the end of the file types </array> in textadept.app/Contents/
> >>> Info.plist, add
>
> >>>                 <dict>
> >>>                         <key>CFBundleTypeExtensions</key>
> >>>                         <array>
> >>>                                 <string>*</string>
> >>>                         </array>
> >>>                         <key>CFBundleTypeName</key>
> >>>                         <string>Document</string>
> >>>                 </dict>
> >>>                 <dict>
> >>>                         <key>CFBundleTypeOSTypes</key>
> >>>                         <array>
> >>>                                 <string>****</string>
> >>>                         </array>
> >>>                         <key>CFBundleTypeName</key>
> >>>                         <string>Document</string>
> >>>                 </dict>
>
> >>> Please make a backup first!
>
> >>> This should enable drag and drop to both the dock and in the Finder.
>
Received on Thu 12 Feb 2009 - 13:59:38 EST

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