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I want know how can I apply a software to open all my same document, for example I want to open all my PDF document with Skim but when I right click on it> open with > other and choose my desired application and check the "Always Open With" it just do for that specific file.(mean always open A.pdf with skim if I want to open B.pdf still open with "preview").

How can I force OS X to open all pdf type with Skim.

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From the Finder, select a PDF file, open the Info panel (FileGet Info or I), select your preferred application and then click Change All…

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If you want to mess with all filetypes and "who opens what", there is a freeware System Preference Pane called RCDefaultApp that works in Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger and Panther.

You can change pretty much any type of resource, for example you can tell that “Acorn” opens png by default or that the default app for the extension “jpg” should be Preview.app, etc.

It also handles MIME types, URLs, and Media.

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+1 for suggesting nice software –  Am1rr3zA Sep 11 '10 at 11:32
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