Why does ArtiosCAD open each time a new instance, when I double-click a native ArtiosCAD file (.ARD, .MFG, .A3D)?
In ArtiosCAD, when you go to the File > Open menu and select a file, the file will always open in the opened ArtiosCAD instance.
But when you double-click a native ArtiosCAD file via Windows Explorer or on the desktop, it can happen that for each file a new instance opens up, which can be annoying and is not desired.
This is a Windows related issue that can be reproduced by setting a default program to open a file type.
To reproduce right-click on an ArtiosCAD file > Open with > Choose default program...
Once the default program is set for a specific file type, the issue occurs for that file type only. The other file types still open in an existing instance.
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