File Properties > Open With - 'Change All' option disabled.

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30 Apr, 2019 12:07 AM

On v8.3.3 1908.

When clicking on CMD+'i' - for file properties, i cannot use the change all option to change the default application which it is opened within.

Also tried highlighting the file, using menu 'Commands' + hold OPTION to 'always open with'.
The icon doesn't change. so when i click on another file with same extension. it opens with the original application.

File opening is just a log extension file with Atom/ Sublime.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 01 May, 2019 03:23 AM

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    Please follow the instruction and check if the issue still persists: 

    1. Make sure that Path Finder is located in the Applications folder
      (in case you are using macOS Mojave) Use System Preferences > Security & Privacy > grant Full Disk Access to Path Finder

    2. Open your terminal and paste the following command to check if Path Finder has been slapped with the quarantined extended attribute:
      xattr /Applications/"Path"

    3. If you see returned as output from that last command, then go ahead and run this next command:
      xattr -d /Applications/"Path"

    You won't get any feedback or output from that command, but that's okay because you can just run the first command again to see for yourself if the attribute shows up again. It shouldn't, and now Path Finder is freed from Apple quarantine jail. Restart your PathFinder now. 

    Don't hesitate to contact us should any questions arise. 

    Best Regards,
    Path Finder Support Team 

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 01 May, 2019 03:23 AM.

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