I'am currently developing Java application with Eclipse IDE and having this folder named "workspace.dist". This contains the deployed portlet to be deployed to a framework. Now my problem is, Mac OS recognizes workspace.dist as TextMate extension (a text editor). For the mean time, I had to "Show Package Content" thru context menu to open this file.

So my question is if there a way to associate .dist extension as Finder?

Thank you!

1 Answer 1

  1. Quit TextMate and open /Applications/TextMate.app/Contents/Info.plist in a text editor.

  2. Remove the highlighted content from line 531 per the screenshot below:

  3. Log out and back in.

  • I did what you'd instructed but the "workspace.dist" still associated with TextMate. Commented Feb 18, 2014 at 14:17
  • @Erize It should have worked… Reboot?
    – grg
    Commented Feb 18, 2014 at 18:46
  • I already did rebooting the OS but still no good. I've also already searched keywoard "dist" inside the TextMate's Info.plist and it has no result so I don't know why dist extension still associated with TextMate. Commented Feb 21, 2014 at 5:53

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