[Interest] Launch Qt Desktop Application(Windows) by clicking custom file

Federico Buti bacarozzo at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 21:15:19 CEST 2015


I've just copied part of my script and inserted the placeholders.
It works fine for me. Actually I've used version 2.0 but AFAIK that should
not matter for this.

I can recheck my configuration and post it, if it could help.

Br,
F.
On Sep 2, 2015 9:47 AM, "Berkay Elbir" <berkayelbir at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you for your answer. Actually, I tried to do this in Qt
> installer(1.5.0), updated the installscript with this:
>
> component.addOperation("RegisterFileType", "fl", "@TargetDir@\\A.exe" +
> "'%1'", "myFiles", "text/plain","@TargetDir@/A_icon.ico", "ProgId=A.fl");‚Äč
>
> as Federico suggested. But it gives parse error with this line. I did not
> understand what is the problem. I did not think about the QSettings that
> can be another way.
>
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 8:56 PM, Jason H <jhihn at gmx.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> You just need to make the association in the registry. At a fundamental
>> level, you create a key in the right branch that associates the extension
>> to your exe.
>> I used to know it back in the day, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/... (Win95) But
>> Since then they've added protections such that if you are installing for
>> the machine, you need admin privielges to edit that branch of the registry.
>> Nowdays it's in HKEY_CURRENT_USER or something to that effect so that you
>> can install the association on a per-user basis and not need admin. Most
>> installers support adding a simple association. QSettings is capable, IIRC,
>> if your installer doesn't have the capabilty.
>> *Sent:* Monday, August 31, 2015 at 11:45 AM
>> *From:* "Berkay Elbir" <berkayelbir at gmail.com>
>> *To:* interest at qt-project.org
>> *Subject:* [Interest] Launch Qt Desktop Application(Windows) by clicking
>> custom file
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I want to ask you that How can I launch my Qt desktop
>> application(Windows) when double click to a custom file that is used by my
>> application?
>>
>> For example, when I double click myFile.x then my application will launch
>> and open this file.
>>
>> Thanks in advance.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Berkay Elbir
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