V11 SP8

GxTail: Configuring File Associations

You can set file types (based on file extension) that will open in GxTail when double-clicked in Windows Explorer.

Before You Begin

Just launch GxTail. It is not necessary to have a log file open.


  1. Click View > Customize > File Association.
  2. To add a new association:
    1. In the Extension list, type a file extension or click the "down" arrow and select an extension from the list.
    2. Click Add.
    3. Repeat these steps to add more associations.
  3. To remove an existing association:
    1. From the list of defined associations, click the association you want to remove.
    2. Click Remove.
    3. Repeat these steps to remove more associations.
  4. Click OK.