If used without parameters, ftype displays the file types that have open command strings =PerlScript ftype PerlScript= %1 %*. FTYPE FTYPE fileType FTYPE fileType= Key fileType: The type of file If you have multiple applications that use the same file extension, the ASSOC command. In computing, ftype is a command-line utility on Microsoft Windows which lists all Registry keys Registry. assoc; ftype; reg · regini · regsvr User environment. date · mode · path · set · setx · time · title · ver · whoami. File contents. comp · edit · edlin · fc · find.

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While changing program associations may be easier using the Windows Explorer Tools-Folder Options dialog no typing requiredthe command line method can also be useful, especially in batch files. If a particular file type is specified, then the assocc string for that file type will be displayed.

Article Configuration 2 found this helpful Created: If you install Paint. Shell command Vista command list Vista command line ftypd. The features and applications of Assoc and Ftype are discussed. This is the action that is invoked when you double-click a file with an extension associated with the file type. HKCR is very useful for querying the system, but not so good for finding out why it’s misbehaving.

The “Open” action is defined by a string that includes the fully qualified path to the executable file that is to carry out the action and any parameters that must be passed to the executable. Problem When publishing XnView only a few extensions appear in the Access Management Console as available file types for this application. Opened the Access Management Console, selected the server, and ran Update file types from registry. For example, to open.


Installed Presentation Server 4. There may also be other actions listed in the Context Menu but ftype deals with “Open”. What are the complication of doing this: Open a ticket online for technical assistance with troubleshooting, tfype requests, and other product issues.

Using ASSOC and FTYPE to tell what program will open a particular file extension

In the absence of a valid hash, we ignore the default in the registry. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The confusion here is between what is used to open a file and what is used to run a file.

Set the most used file associations into the application file types. Applicable Products XenApp 5.

I use the program subinacl, that you could download aswoc here http: As an example, to associate the extension. You can repeat the above for any other file types needed and the same concept applied to any application or file types. I haven’t tried rebooting, however. Email Required, but never shown.

These entries are not for just Windows Explorer as has been suggested but are an addition source of user account file association overrides. I recomend the first because the syntax is a lot more simple.

Windows command line: assoc and ftype

In the simplest form there is a registry key for a file extension e. This command is useful when you want to see what program opens a particular file type.

The way Microsoft expect you to change this now is with an xml file which is implemented through Group Policy. In particular, all active dtype types have an action named “Open” that is the default action.


More info asdoc my registry: For example, the file type “jpegfile” typically has both the extensions. What I do not understand is in what cases the value in Python. However, it is possible to create your own verbs.

Locally this changed correctly, the file types are now associated with XnView.

Ftype – File type – Windows CMD – SScom

You can also enter. To delete the file type association for the file name extension. It is no longer possible to edit the registry to change this. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.

Gauthier 1 8 This article was translated by an automatic translation system and was not reviewed by people. Only if one is not found do the HKLM entries come into play. I suppose this is what is showing up in ftype Python. Change the association of. Change the association to Wordpad. Go to the published application content redirection properties and you should now see the extension.

How come the association is working, but assoc and ftype are not aware of it? So to define a file association for a specific user account, create entries in the HKCU hive. However, this changed for Win XP and is no longer true.

Using the Windows Commands FTYPE and ASSOC to Solve Content Redirection Problems

To determine a file association, Windows looks first at the HKCU entries for a corresponding file extension. Double clicking on the file will open the file with this application. Sign up using Facebook.