Set PyCharm as Default editor for .py files on windows

Hi,
Is there a way to set pycharm as the default editor, without using the Windows `Right click > Open with... > C:\...\bin\pycharm.exe` method for both *.py and *.ipynb? Maybe somewhere within the editor settings?

Thank you!
PyCharm is super amazing!!!
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In Windows explorer, right click a .py file, Open With ... -> Choose Default Program. If you don't see PyCharm listed, click Browse... then select the pycharm.exe executable, e.g. at: c:\Program Files (x86)\JetBrains\Pycharm 3.4\bin\pycharm.exe
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Ok, that was very much NOT WHAT I ASKED.....

On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 11:12 AM, Preston L - PyCharm <
jetforum@jetbrains.com> wrote:

* PyCharm <http://forum.jetbrains.com/forum/PyCharm> * > * Set PyCharm as
Default editor for .py files on windows
<http://forum.jetbrains.com/thread/PyCharm-2419> * 11:11 am
<http://forum.jetbrains.com/thread/PyCharm-2419?message=PyCharm-2419-1>  Preston
L <http://forum.jetbrains.com/user/Preston%20L>

In Windows explorer, right click a .py file, Open With ... -> Choose
Default Program. If you don't see PyCharm listed, click Browse... then
select the pycharm.exe executable, e.g. at: c:\Program Files
(x86)\JetBrains\Pycharm 3.4\bin\pycharm.exe

   jbrinkmann <http://forum.jetbrains.com/user/jbrinkmann> @ Nov 08
<http://forum.jetbrains.com/thread/PyCharm-2419>

Hi,
Is there a way to set pycharm as the default editor, without using the
Windows `Right click > Open with... > C:\...\bin\pycharm.exe` method for
both *.py and *.ipynb? Maybe somewhere within the editor settings?

Thank you!
PyCharm is super amazing!!!

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It seems like that's exactly what you asked. If you're looking for a different answer, you're going to need to clarify the difference between what you want to do and the answer.  How would Windows know anything about PyCharm editor settings?
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In my original question, I asked if it were possible without right click.
My hope was that somewhere in the settings, a check box existed for
"associate all .py and .ipynb with PyCharm?" Instead of the brute force
"right click > open with..." method. My reasoning is that when I have a
beginner install 3.4, they are confused why the installer doesn't take care
of the association. I notice during the install of EAP 4.0, that the
installer does ask to make the .py association. So, I figured maybe that
functionality were buried in the settings of 3.4. If not, the answer to my
question is "no, you have to right click". Not that I should go do the one
sequence of events I explicitly said in my question that I didn't want to
do.

Thanks!

For reference, my original question:
"""Hi,
Is there a way to set pycharm as the default editor, without using the
Windows `Right click > Open with... > C:\...\bin\pycharm.exe` method for
both *.py and *.ipynb? Maybe somewhere within the editor settings?

Thank you!"""
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