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How to handle the Mac OS X Open, Open with command or double clicking on a file with Qt

  • I have a Qt application for the Mac which loads it's own data file. I cannot get the file information when the Open or Open With command is invoked for this file or when the file is double clicked. My application runs but I don't see the name or path of the file to be opened.

    Were does one get this on the Mac. Or what must I do to be able to open the file in my application.

    Any help would be very much appreciated.

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    You have to look at QFileOpenEvent

    For that to work you must also setup your plist file following this

  • Thank you for your help. I will take a look at that.

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