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New file types

revjrbobdodds

New Member
I want to download only CBR and CBZ files from a site, however, these are not included in the list. How do I create a new file type to use as a filter?
 

stanbusk

Administrator
Staff member
To add new types you have to edit the preference file with BBedit or TextWrangler. The file is labeled "Web Dumper Preferences" and it is located in the '~/Library/Preferences/Maxprog/Web Dumper/' folder. The etx_Map_Entry line is made of 9 fields delimited with tabs as follow:

etx_map(1) = FileDesc, the file type description
etx_map(2) = MimeType, the MIME type
etx_map(3) = Extension, the file extention
etx_map(4) = Local_Ext, again the extention but without the dot
etx_map(5) = MacType, the Mac type
etx_map(6) = MacCreator, the Mac creator
etx_map(7) = Active, '1' to activate this file type
etx_map(8) = Link_Parse, '0' to disallow parsing
etx_map(9) = str(Icon_ID), Icon ID

For example:

etx_map(1) = Powerpoint ppt File
etx_map(2) = application/vnd.ms-powerpoint
etx_map(3) = .ppt
etx_map(4) = ppt
etx_map(5) = SLD3
etx_map(6) = PPT3
etx_map(7) = 1
etx_map(8) = 0
etx_map(9) = 640

the full line should look like this:
Code:
/Etx_Map_entry=    Powerpoint ppt File    application/vnd.ms-powerpoint	.ppt	ppt    SLD3    PPT3    1    0    640
 

Goldaa

New Member
Nice, just to let you know the post isnt showing up properly on my iphone - I think there is a plugin you can grab that takes care of that now.
This information is very constructive for correct planning. I like your work for providing information to the other.
 
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