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Many files on
UNIX systems have one or more extensions specifying
their types. For example, a file that ends in ‘.c’ is a file
C program, while a file ending in ‘.tar.gz’ is
tar archive compressed with the
gzip utility. Having a
default action for each file type, binded on the same key, seems to be a
good idea because you can use that key to obtain type specific
information about a file or to process it in some type specific way much
GNUIT package contains a script called
gitaction that is used to detect the current file type and
perform a type specific action. See section The GNUIT per file type action script, for more information.
F2, ESC 2, ^X a
Perform an action on the current file, depending on its type (‘FILE-ACTION’).
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