Eric Christopherson wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 7:30 PM, John Pasqa <jasello098 / gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> ok, i'm writing a ruby program that interprets some text and does stuff
>> with it, but thats not what i'm here to ask about.
>> What I want to know is how would I make it so the user can right-click
>> and open a file with my program. Just like how if you right click a .rb
>> file you can run it with the ruby MRI. All I need is to get the text in
>> the file into a variable in the program when the user opens it. Any
>> suggestions?
>
> Assuming you're using Windows, you will most likely have to edit the
> registry entry for the file type you want to open with your script.

Open explorer, menu Extra --> Folder options --> tab File types, select
the file type, for instance .txt -->  advanced --> new

Under "action" type a name
The other textfield should propably something like
path\to\ruby.exe path\to\your_progam.rb %1

hth,

Siep
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