POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : bishop3d and pov-ray 3.7 integration registry fix : Re: bishop3d and pov-ray 3.7 integration registry fix Server Time
27 Sep 2021 06:24:43 EDT (-0400)
  Re: bishop3d and pov-ray 3.7 integration registry fix  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 22 Mar 2017 22:20:10
Message: <58d330da$1@news.povray.org>
On 3/22/2017 5:42 PM, Alain wrote:

>> Hello, i inadvertently lost my reg file containing the entries to fix the
>> bishop3d/Pov-Ray integration.
>>
>> As you may know, bishop3d checks registry entries for Pov-Ray 3.6,
>> that were
>> stripped in 3.7
>>
>> I used MS/Sysinternals procmon to check what were the missing entries
>> at the
>> time, a task that was a bit annoying...
>>
>> Since Pov-Ray 3.6 cannot be (correct me if I am wrong) installed
>> normally side
>> by side with 3.7 it will take me a bit of time to correct the issue...
>>
>> anyone has a similar reg file or found it on the web ?
>>
>> If not, i will regenerate it and post it.
>>
>> As a suggestion, the logic could be added to the  next 3.7 patches (as
>> a "legacy
>> modellers compatibility option" to check in the installer GUI ?
>>
>>
>>
>>
> You CAN install version 3.6 alongside 3.7. All you need to do is to do a
> custom install to a folder of your choice.
>


IIRC on Windows there was the problem of too much stuff getting put in 
the "open with..." dialog when you right-click on a file. All versions 
of POV-Ray use the same string in that dialog, so you can't tell them 
apart. I don't know if that was ever fixed.


Mike


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