Vishalgiri Vishalgiri gold badge44 silver badges bronze badges This suggestion proved to be helpful to me. Evan Wondrasek was on the right path with the rundll command, and I was able to get the following working in a test environment. Essentially Uri Abramson was right that the Guid in the rundll. To make the file reference work you first need a ProgID for your application. To my knowledge this can be whatever you want, or whatever you would normally set it to in the ClickOnce publishing menu in Visual Studio. You will also need to create a new Guid, and know the contents of your Application Reference.

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Email A file with the. They provide a way to launch Windows applications from a web page with just one click. APPLICATION files hold information about application updates by including the name, identity of the publisher, application version, dependencies, update behavior, digital signature, etc. Files with the. These files are what actually call on ClickOnce to run the application—they hold the link to where the application is stored.

There are several free text editors that will do the job nicely. NET Framework is required to actually run. ClickOnce is a Microsoft system—they have more information about this type of file through that link.

This also means that programs like MS Word and Outlook can open the. Sometimes regular document, music, or video files are incorrectly referred to as application files, like.

PDF ,. MP3 ,. MP4 ,. DOCX , etc. These file formats have nothing to do with the. Of course, XML editors can also save. However, keep in mind that changing the format to something else means that anything that relies on the. Other files formats may use a similar file extension, but they really have nothing to do with ClickOnce Deployment Manifest files.

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Opening an APPREF-MS File

Nami In the Application Files dialog box, select the Group field for a file that you wish to include in the new group. You should be done. Take a look at this question: Lastly we need to link the previous keys with the file associations we desire. I just started using a program called MarkdownPad which is a Markdown file editor. So 1 last question. Because of this, traditional registry file associations are not possible for my use case.


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