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When I left-click a file with .tex extension from nautilus, it is not opened. No matter if I choose gedit or texmaker as default programs in "Properties". Right-clicking, then choosing app works, though. Left-clicking files with other extensions also works fine. Why is that and how can I change it?

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this file should have execute bit. Is it placed on NTFS partition? – titusjaka Nov 1 '12 at 9:02
It is on the main partition (ext4) in my personal folder. Owner has read/write/execute rights. – Mrmfldmn Nov 1 '12 at 9:10
Clicking the same file from the dash works fine. It is then opened with the default app I have entered in the nautilus properties. – Mrmfldmn Nov 1 '12 at 9:16
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I just found an answer in this thread:

double-click does not open the default program

(I should have mentioned that in fact I meant double-click, not left-click. I forgot that double-click is default in Nautilus and I just changed it to left-click in my properties. Anyway, problem occured in any case.)

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Does that answer your question? – N.N. Nov 2 '12 at 6:19
Yes, it does. Accepted. – Mrmfldmn Nov 7 '12 at 18:56

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