POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.macintosh : POV-files greyed out : Re: POV-files greyed out Server Time
20 Oct 2021 11:35:54 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-files greyed out  
From: FurBall
Date: 31 Oct 2006 13:50:00
Message: <web.4547999e3bf398bf2985afc0@news.povray.org>
>
> Ah, that would explain it. likely somewhere along the way the fact that they
> are text files gets lost, and without knowing the extension on the Mac side
> they when you unpack or just download them, they get marked as data. One way
> to go is to zip them, download the zip and then unpack the unzip file via
> the command line (using Terminal) or with StuffIt Expander. That way they
> should survive. The command line unzip does not set any file types, and
> StuffIt Expander can currently detect most text files. So either will work.
>
>     Thorsten

I tried what you suggested.
This works a little better!
POVRay still has the files greyed out, BUT double-clicking them from Finder
will open them in POVRay!!
So, I guess I will be opening them from Finder for the next couple of
months.

Thanks an awful lot for all your help, Thorsten!!


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