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Re: starship-design: Re:No Text? No Problem!

At 6:28 PM 9/10/96, Kevin \"Tex\" Houston wrote:
>Kelly Starks x7066 MS 10-39 wrote:
>> I stumbled into something.  I have downloaded a copy of NetScape Navagator
>> 3.0 and was using it to access the newsletter area.  It doesn't recognize
>> or open text.  It eiather asks for the special application this would
>> require, or suggests you link to them to pick up some applet.  I tried the
>> same thing on the old Newsletters on the SunSite server, and it mearly
>> offers to download the .txt newsletter files to your harddrive.  Charming
>> upgrade.
>Kelly, Kelly, Kelly.
>You have to specify which program you want to use to display .txt files
>under OPTIONS/GENERAL PREFERENCES/HELPERS go down to the bottom of the
>and select the text entry then instead of (unknown prompt user), put
>either (view in browser), or (launch application if you have a favorite
>text editor)  You can do this with any type of file, just don't do it
>with .exe, or .bat (always prompt for these, so you don't execute
>idea of a prank)  Once you make this change here, it will always be in
>force until revoked.
>Kevin "Tex" Houston 	http://umn.edu/~hous0042/index.html


Your right.  I forgot to set the default for text or .txt files.  One askes
for an applet, the other defaulted to download to disk.


Kelly Starks                    Phone: (219) 429-7066    Fax: (219) 429-6859
Sr. Systems Engineer                                     Mail Stop: 10-39
Hughes defense Communications
1010 Production Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46808-4106
Email:  kgstar@most.fw.hac.com