Setting PDF reader for help files

“How do I set Preview or Adobe Reader to open my help files?”

Go to the applications folder and find the Final Cut application.

Right-click on it and select Show Package Contents.

Then go to Contents/Resources/English.lproj (or the language of your choice)

Go to the Final Cut Help folder and select the PDF files. 

Use Cmd-I to get info for them. 

Set the Open with popup to the application you want to use. I suggest using Preview as it opens quickly and searches quickly.

This works for most pro applications and many other Mac applications as well. 

Word of warning: be careful what you do in the package contents. You are manipulating the application itself and can damage it if you are not careful.

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