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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0002442graphvizOtherpublic2014-04-17 10:302014-04-17 10:34
ReporterJannick 
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PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
StatusnewResolutionopen 
PlatformOSOS Version
Summary0002442: [WIN7 & others] gvedit.exe: auto association of .gv files & relevant registry entries
DescriptionGV2.38 on Win7: .gv-files are not automatically associated to gvedit.exe upon graphviz installation. A manual association is saved in the registry with the full path to gvedit.exe under [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\gvedit.exe\shell\open\command = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Graphviz2.38\bin\gvedit.exe" "%1"].

NB: A short path to gvedit is not accepted even if gvedit is known to the system, i.e. if the graphviz/bin folder is in PATH.

After any graphviz update installation, the path above is dead. Moreover, it prohibits to manually re-associate .gv-files to gvedit.exe now residing in another folder.

Feature request (for gvedit at least):
- kill the association registry entries upon de-installation
- set the association registry entries upin installation

Not sure if this can really be solved with an approach using PATH.
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VERSIONGraphviz 2.38
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User avatar (0000729)
erg (administrator)
2014-04-17 10:34

Along with this, it would nice to figure out how to have Graphviz added to the PATH during installation without wiping out data in some cases.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2014-04-17 10:30 Jannick New Issue
2014-04-17 10:34 erg Note Added: 0000729


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