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File Associations in OS X

Im pretty sure this is easy for a Mac expert however being a newbie...

How do you change what program is run when opening a document. For example currently preview opens adobe documents, now I would prefer acrobat reader to do this. Ive found how to change it for specific files by selecting the file choosing get info then changing the open with but how do you change the global default.
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paranoidcookie
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weedCommented:
In the get info window, when you change the association, there is a button just below the "Open With" menu that says "Change All". That only affects the docs you currently have on your machine. New docs that are downloaded will default to whatever their particular association is.
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Scorp888Commented:
It also won't work with CD's as the files are read only :-(
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