[oXygen-user] How to Keep Oxygen from Opening Epubs on OSX?

Eliot Kimber
Thu Sep 16 10:13:33 CDT 2010

Cool, thanks.



On 9/16/10 10:02 AM, "Adrian Buza" <> wrote:

> Hi Eliot,
> The EPUB associations was added to the Info.plist of the Oxygen.app. To
> remove it you have to Ctrl-click(or right click) on the Oxygen
> application icon(Oxygen.app) in Finder and from the pop-up menu select
> Show Package Contents. Then navigate to the Contents directory and open
> for editing the Info.plist file. You can open it with either the
> 'Property List Editor' or with 'TextEdit'.
> Search for "EPUB" and you should find the section for EPUB files. Remove
> or comment the entire "dict" element that associates the 'epub'
> extension. This will prevent Oxygen from re-associating itself with EPUB
> files.
> Regards,
> Adrian
> Adrian Buza
> oXygen XML Editor and Author support
> Tel: +1-650-352-1250 ext.202
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> Eliot Kimber wrote:
>> I use Oxygen to run the EPUB generation plugin for the Toolkit. I have it
>> configured to "open in browser", which should launch the EPUB in Adobe
>> Digital Editions, but it looks like Oxygen took over the EPUB association so
>> the EPUB opens in Oxygen rather than ADE.
>> I tried using Open... In Finder to make ADE the default opener again but it
>> didn't seem to take.
>> Cheers,
>> E.

Eliot Kimber
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