Associating file types to my Python program

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Thu Jul 24 22:30:00 CEST 2003

"John Roth" <newsgroups at> wrote in message
news:vi0dsmks541d25 at
> Do  you really want to do that? I'd advise going a bit
> slow, and just get an item on the context menu for
> starters. Look at HKCR\SystemFileAssociations\Image\Shell
> and put your command in there. It will pop up on
> the context menu for all file extensions that have
> a "PercievedType" of "Image", at least under Windows XP.

As a user, I second this.  Too many apps want to be the default
'open'er and too few do the nice thing and *optionaly* add themself as
an right-click context menu selection.


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