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2 other advantages
Authored by: saywake on Oct 09, '01 02:21:40PM
1) If you su to root, then you can open apps and docs AS root.
2) If you use "open -e filename" then the file is opened in TextEdit automatically.

Example: to quickly modify httpd.conf (requires root access), just do this:

open -e httpd.conf

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2 other advantages - window error
Authored by: baba on Oct 09, '01 08:57:15PM

But how to deal with problem of the app already being open? I always get the following error when using 'open -a'
when the application is open:

kCGSErrorNoneAvailable : CGSReorderWindows: error retrieving current process

Also, has anyone figured out how to change the default application called with 'open -e' ?

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