[Openmcl-devel] Creating extensions associations for my application
R. Matthew Emerson
rme at clozure.com
Thu Jan 13 00:14:29 UTC 2011
On Jan 12, 2011, at 5:46 PM, Michael Minerva wrote:
> I would like to create file extension associations for my application and I am having trouble figuring out how to do this with build build-application. It seems that the cocoa way to do this would be to add a CFBundleDocumentTypes key to the info.plist of my application. When I tried to do this using build-application the first thing I noticed is that make-info-dict (which seems to be the standard way to create a plist by way of of build-application's info-plist key) does not accept a key for CFBundleDocumentTypes key, also it seems that there is no way to specify an actual info.plist file for build-application to use, instead it seems that you must specify an NSDictionary to be used to create the plist from (am I mistaken)? If all of this is correct, how would one specify file extension associations and icons to use with those files through ccl? Thanks a lot.
There's nothing magic about the keys supported by make-info-dict. You can always add more yourself.
(setq dict (#/mutableCopy info-plist)) ;if needed
(#/setValue:forKey: dict my-document-types #@"CFBundleDocumentTypes)
In this, my-document-types is an NSArray of type information.
You can look at ccl:cocoa-ide;Info.plist-proto for an example of some document type specifications.
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