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how do i make a program always open a certain file type?


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i want to make it so that skim always opens PDFs for me instead of preview.. however, I can only seem to be able to do this if I do it one file at a time by right clicking on a file and clicking always open with...

i cant seem to get it to do this for all pdfs; i have to do it for each pdf.

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click on the file, then choose file> get info... under open with pick the app you want to use, click change all..
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