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My Final Draft script file icons don't look right or when I double-click a script file icon, either some other program opens or Final Draft opens but there's no script displayed.

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My Final Draft script file icons don't look right or when I double-click a script file icon, either some other program opens or Final Draft opens but there's no script displayed.

Answer

Windows:

  1. Right-click a script file icon and choose Properties;
  2. Click Change;
  1. If Final Draft is one of the choices, click it;

  

  1. If Final Draft is not one of the choices, click "Look for Another App on this PC," navigate to C: Drive > Program Files x86 (or Program Files, if there is no x86 folder) > Final Draft 10 / 9 / 8 and choose the Final Draft executable file;
  2. Place a check in the box marked "Always Use this App to open FDX files" so that all Final Draft files will open with Final Draft.

 

 

Mac:

  1. Right-click or Control+click a script file icon;
  2. Choose Get Info;
  3. Expand the Open With section and choose Final Draft from the dropdown. If Final Draft is not one of the choices on this list, click Other, navigate to Mac HD > Applications > Final Draft 10 / 9 / 8 and choose the Final Draft program icon;
  4. Click Change All so that all Final Draft files will open with Final Draft.

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Views: 3847 Created on: Dec 28, 2009
Date Updated: Mar 16, 2017

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