POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.macintosh : POV-files greyed out : Re: POV-files greyed out Server Time
20 Oct 2021 12:27:53 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-files greyed out  
From: Thorsten Froehlich
Date: 28 Oct 2006 14:41:11
Message: <4543a447$1@news.povray.org>
FurBall wrote:
> I usually work with POVRay for Windows.
> The next few months I have a 4x2.5 GHz PowerPC G5 (OSX 10.4.8)at my
> disposal. Nice to try it out with POVRay!!!
> So, I copied POVRay 3.6 (Mac-version, of course) to the Mac.
> It works pretty OK, except for the fact that only certain .pov- and
> ..inc-files can be opened  from the File/Open-dialogue box: most .pov-files
> are greyed out and are not selectable.
> I even tried this:
> - open .pov-file with TextEdit and copy all text,
> - File/New in POVRay, paste text in and File/Save As
> - it will render, but I still cannot open that file with File/Open
> 
> Is there anything I can do to make ALL .pov-files selectable from POVRay's
> File/Open-dialogue?

Yes, there is a popup menu like in all other file selection dialogs, that
allows you to select files that don't have the right file type. Select to
show all documents there, and you can get POV-Ray to open any file type.

    Thorsten


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