[OS X TeX] Bundles for Windows as well

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Fri Nov 12 14:12:47 EST 2004

On Nov 12, 2004, at 10:00 AM, Curtis Clifton wrote:

> The Konfabulator tool (http://www.konfabulator.com) for MacOS uses 
> bundles for defining "Widgets".  Konfabulator was released for Windows 
> this week.  They are using zip files, with the file extension changed 
> from .zip to .widget, as bundles on Windows.  This seems to work 
> reasonably well, but is a bit clumsy because the bundle needs to be 
> renamed from *.widget to *.zip for the built-in tools to recognize 
> that the bundle can be opened.  I suspect it would be straightforward 
> to add a contextual menu item on Windows for such .widget bundles akin 
> to Show Package Contents on Mac OS.

<shift> right-click on a .widget file/bundle, choose ``Open with'' and 
in the resultant dialog box select your favourite unzipping program and 
check the checkbox for ``always open with''.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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