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Is there a way of stopping TexMaker from opening .tex files? I'm using OSX (10.6.8) and have TexShop 2.43 and Texmaker 3.0.2 installed . Even though I have right-clicked on a .tex file and specified Open with: TexShop, and clicked on Change All; TexMaker appears to still have some way of overriding this preference.

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I keep both programs on my computer as I find TexMaker useful for debugging linked \input files, which TeXShop appears not to notice. However TexMaker's insidiousness makes me want to delete it.

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What OS version are you using? I can't reproduce this behaviour. – Alan Munn Aug 17 '11 at 12:43
10.6.8 - I just added it to the question. – celenius Aug 17 '11 at 12:50
That's what I'm using too. My files are set to open with TeXShop, when I open and save a file with TeXMaker (or TeXMakerX), double clicking on a file (even the same file) opens it with TeXShop. – Alan Munn Aug 17 '11 at 12:55
Try rebuilding the launch services database. In a Terminal window, enter: /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/LaunchServices.fra‌​mework/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user – Alan Munn Aug 17 '11 at 13:22
hmmm, I'm getting an error command not found when I try running lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user from within Support/ – celenius Aug 17 '11 at 13:49

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