[osgeo4w-dev] [osgeo4w] #415: Don't assign .qgs extension to qgis-dev.bat

OSGeo4W trac_osgeo4w at osgeo.org
Fri May 9 10:23:45 PDT 2014

#415: Don't assign .qgs extension to qgis-dev.bat
Reporter:  AndreJoost   |       Owner:  osgeo4w-dev@…              
    Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new                        
Priority:  major        |   Component:  Installer                  
 Version:               |    Keywords:                             
 Quite annoyingly the OSGEO4W setup always assigns the .qgs extension to
 the last installed version of QGIS stable or dev. The dev version is not
 meant for productive use, so I still want to open .qgs project files with
 the stable version by double-clicking on the file or the desktop shortcut
 to the file.

 It is possible to change the programme to open with, but Windows (7) does
 not like to connect to a bat file in that dialogue.
 Modifying the registry is not an easy task, nor reinstalling QGIS stable
 just to get back extension assignment.

 Therefore I suggest to leave out the extension registration for the qgis-
 dev package. Or ask the user if he wants it.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/ticket/415>
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