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LaunchBar Commander / Re: Show us your LaunchBar Commander Screenshots
« on: September 20, 2018, 12:55 AM »
Hi Mouser
I think it's a good idea.  Personally, I like the big gaps as it simply makes the bar easier to "read" at a glance. 
I don't need white.  A ready-made transparent one would look good and save people having to make their own.

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LaunchBar Commander / Re: Show us your LaunchBar Commander Screenshots
« on: September 15, 2018, 02:04 AM »
Here is mine.  Nothing fancy.  Purely utilitarian. 
The yellow C is an icon for a shortcut which opens the C: drive

The black C opens Colin's (that's me) Docs:  the black T opens my wife's Docs

The black P is the Postbox - a shared folder for passing stuff around the family PCs in the house
(Black because it lives on my PC.  On their PCs it's red)

The rest are shortcuts to stuff I use all the time - mostly programs, but two websites.

Those big spaces (above the Separators) are white icons with no Command. 

I know LBC can do a lot more than that, but it's all I need and it works very well.

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LaunchBar Commander / Re: Open using default program eg .doc
« on: September 11, 2018, 03:16 AM »
Hello Mouser
I did try a few things to get the file association working last week and gave up, deciding the solution would show itself at some point - it was no big deal.

All of a sudden, I'm happy to report that the file association is now working in both Explorer and LBC.
Why ? No idea.  It didn't work last night, but this morning it does. 
There hasn't been a Windows update of any sort for several days, but something has started working.

LBC is now looking good.  :)
There will be lots of people who have used Microsoft Office Toolbar from 1997 or 2000 who suddenly find that it doesn't work in W10.
LBC is the best alternative (actually the only alternative) that I've found, albeit more awkward to set up but much more powerful, of course.

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LaunchBar Commander / Re: Open using default program eg .doc
« on: September 06, 2018, 03:48 PM »
Sorry ... I've only just noticed that the .doc's, although they were opening in Explorer ... the icon is also white there.  Very odd.
This means that LC is now doing the same as Explorer - opening .doc's but icon missing.

If I find out what's happening, I'll report back.

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LaunchBar Commander / Re: Open using default program eg .doc
« on: September 06, 2018, 03:33 PM »
No, I've just restarted again and no change

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LaunchBar Commander / Re: Open using default program eg .doc
« on: September 06, 2018, 12:48 PM »
Well done Mouser !
I had that box ticked - .doc didn't work (as I mentioned earlier)
I unticked it - and it did work

I re-ticked it - .doc didn't work
I re-un-ticked it - and it does work


BUT the icon is still blank / white.  Not necessarily a problem ...
I tried exiting LC a couple of times and it changed nothing.

If you have an idea how to fix the blanks I'll be interested to hear.  It'll be easier than converting all docs to .docx !

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LaunchBar Commander / Open using default program eg .doc
« on: September 06, 2018, 09:01 AM »
After 20 years of using the Microsoft Office Shortcut Bar, I now find it doesn't work in W10.  After days of searching and installing all sorts of dancing launch bars, I finally found what I thought must exist somewhere ...  Launchbar Commander.  It's looking good and working well, so thank you to all who've spent time developing it over the years.

I have a query though.  I have a Directory link which allows me to drill down into folder before finally clicking on a file to open it ... except it doesn't open ...
I've got .docx files - they open.  Other files open too, although I've not tried all variations.  However, I've got loads of .doc files and they don't open.

In W10 I've set Word as the default and if I d-click on a .doc in Explorer it opens as expected.  So why doesn't LC know what to do with it ?
I've tried the Tools>Maintenance Operations and I've reinstalled LC but still it doesn't work.
The .docx in the attached clip works: the .doc doesn't.

Can anyone advise please ?

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