Murdoch, of Amber Reef, uses this white paper to outline the necessary approach
to centrally control and manage FTAs for Word 2013 and WordViewer using
After addressing the reason and symptoms of
the issue, Duncan asserts, "If the desire is to 'Control the FTA' centrally
and manage the associations with FSLogix, preventing the users from overriding
the FTA settings," then "to achieve this you can create 2
separate FTA rules, one for Word 2013 and another for WordViewer."
applying these rules alongside the FSLogix Hiding rules for the applications,
then the Administrator can ensure that the FTA that is applied is the one that
they have allocated to the application group.
will also prevent a user from being able to right-click the file and assign
their OWN FTA preferences.
A concise, visual guide to implementing file type
associations when using App-V with FSLogix. Duncan Murdoch, of Amber Reef, uses
this white paper to show the precise steps for managing file type
associations (FTAs) when using App-V with FSLogix. As an example for managing
the file type associations for App-V packages, Duncan Murdoch demonstrates
the ease of this process with Adobe DC and FOX-IT Reader as published
applications. With a couple quick steps and a single FSLogix rule,
the proper FTAs are put in place for the desired default .pdf application.