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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As previously mentioned, each file type has a set of operations and corresponding software associated with it. All the other file types XnView. What are the complication of doing this: The way Microsoft expect you to change this now is with an xml file which is implemented through Group Policy.

Locally this changed correctly, the file types are now associated with XnView. If I understand correctly, the key.

For example, to open. However, it is possible to create your own verbs. Check the file type associations for. Introduction to Batch files Branching and Looping with “If: Post as a guest Name. I did a little testing on my Windows 7 system with procmon. HKCR is very useful for querying the system, but not so good for finding out why it’s misbehaving. You ftypf also enter.


Windows command line: assoc and ftype –

This tool is very useful for managing the relationship or association between file extensions and file types. This example is for illustration only. I recomend the first because the syntax is a lot more simple. Your biggest clue to purpose and location is in the “big type”, i.

For example, to see what file type is associated with. Changing the association back to C: Opened the Access Management Console, selected the server, and ran Update file types from registry.

Explorer the Windows shell always gives preference to the application specified in the vendor key which is specified under the extension’s default value. Published the application and when trying to configure the content redirection options, only the. This two step system facilitates not only one-to-one but many-to-one and one-to-many file association schemes. Obviously you need the appropriate access rights to the registry keys. Citrix provides automatic translation to increase access to support content; however, automatically-translated articles may can contain errors.

Windows command line: assoc and ftype

As the file isn’t an executable file, the command line assumes that you want to open the file with the default application, as if you had double clicked it.

Solution As an example, the following procedure adds the file type. Bacon Bits 5, 1 16 How come the association is working, but assoc and ftype are not aware of it? HKCR is definitely merging the two locations in some fashion.

Also you could use the 3rd party program SetACL. Problem When publishing XnView only a few extensions appear in the Access Management Console as available file types for this application. This is the action that is invoked when you double-click a file with an extension associated with the file type. These entries are not for just Windows Explorer as has been suggested but are an addition source of user account file association overrides. There may also be other actions listed in the Context Menu but ftype deals with “Open”.


It is no longer possible to edit the registry to change this. Open a Case Online.

Article Configuration 2 found this helpful Created: Applicable Products XenApp 5. Sign up using Facebook. To determine a file association, Windows looks first at the HKCU entries for a corresponding file extension.

The openCommandString for the jpeg file type is: However In Win 8, the registry changes are verified by a hash unique per user and app that detects tampering by apps. This command is useful when you want to see what program opens a particular file type. Open a ticket online for technical assistance with troubleshooting, break-fix requests, and other product issues. What i do to change the default program for a given extension in a programatic way vs the standard and more simple way using explorer is modify this registry key.

In the absence of a valid hash, we ignore the default in the registry.