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Set PDN as default "edit" for images with Windows App Store app with protocol

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For the UWP version, I'm having a similar problem as this topic:


The issue is that when editing the registry, I can't figure out how to get the paintdotnet: protocol to work.


Note that this is specifically for being able to right-click on an image file and choose the "Edit" item. Right-clicking and selecting "open with" works correctly, etc.


If I use any combination of quotation marks and spaces for paintdotnet:%1, then there's an access error complaining about permissions.


This could very well be due to Windows not understanding the protocol (I get the same error if I misspell paintdotnet), but it could be because I'm typing something else wrong.


If I use start paintdotnet:%1, it actually does the same thing as if I just use start, which is to open the "what do you want to open this file with?" dialog.

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Yeah the protocol stuff is really picky about quotes and spaces. Once you get it right, it's happy, but it's super mean until then.

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