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Topic 8, Lesson 6
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Specifying Applications for Documents

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Learn how to tell your Mac which app to open a document in.

In this lesson for in macOS Mojave for the Mac, I look at how to open a file using a specific application, such as opening a Microsoft Word document in Pages or a Microsoft Excel document in Numbers. I also show you how to set a document’s default app that it will always open in.

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