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associate

[ə′sō·sē‚āt]
(psychology)
An item or event that is linked to another in the mind of an individual.
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Associate

Closely connected as in function or office, but having secondary or subordinate status; an architect who has an arrangement with another architect to collaborate in the performance of service for a project, or a series of projects.
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associate

In an architectural firm, a member of an architect’s staff who has a special employment agreement.
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file association

(1) The relationship of one file to another based on the data it contains.

(2) An established relationship between a file and the application used to open it. There are default file associations pre-configured in every operating system for all the common file types. However, if a file's icon or name is clicked without a default association, the OS prompts the user for the application to use. File associations can be easily changed (to learn how in Windows, see Win File association).


Associate a File in Windows XP
For Vista and subsequent versions of Windows, use the Default Programs control panel to change associations (see Win File association). In Windows XP, open Explorer and select Tools/Folder Options/File Types and scroll to the file extension. Click Change and select an application.







Associate a File in the Mac
To change a file association in the Mac, click on any file of that type and select Get Info.

Win File Association

Windows associates data files with applications so that the appropriate program launches automatically when the icon or name of the data file is clicked. For example, if a GIF image is associated with the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer, whenever a file with the .GIF extension is selected, the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer will launch and open that file.

This procedure simply saves a step. You can always launch the program first and then select which data files to open.

All major file types are listed and pre-associated with the applications that come with Windows, but you can choose another program to open them. If a particular file type is not in the list, you can enter it and then associate it.

Change Association This Time


Sometimes you may want to open a data file with a different program. To open a file by choosing the application, see Win Open With.

Change Association Permanently


To associate the same data files all the time to one program, do the following. If the program is not in the list, you must know the name of the executable program file (.EXE extension) and its folder location (path) on the hard disk (see Win folder organization).

Windows 7, 8.1 and 10
1. Start menu/Control Panel.
2. Select Default Programs.
3. Select Associate a file type or protocol...
4. Highlight a file type and select Change Program.


Windows XP
1. Launch Explorer.
2. Select Tools/Folder Options/File Types.
3. Scroll down to the file type you want
and click the line.
4. Click Advanced.
5. Under Actions, double click "open."
6. Edit the contents of
"Application used to perform action:"
either by typing in a new path or
selecting Browse, locating and double
clicking the .EXE file.



File Associations in Windows Vista, 7 and 8
Windows Vista, 7 and 8 are more helpful than previous Windows versions, because they describe both the file and the program.







File Associations in XP
The XP dialog does not describe the purpose of the file type.







Creating Brand New Associations


You can associate an application with a file type that has not been opened or associated before.

Windows 7, 8.1 and 10
1. Launch Explorer.
2. Right click the file you want to associate
and select Properties.
3. Select Change on Opens With line.
4. Select a program from a list.


Windows XP
1. Launch Explorer.
2. Select Tools/Folder Options/File Types.
3. Click New.
4. Type the file extension into
"File Extension."
5. Click OK.
6. Click Advanced, then New.
7. Type open into the "Action" field.
8. Type in the path of the .EXE file in
"Application used to perform action."
either by typing in a new path or
selecting Browse, locating and double
clicking the .EXE file.
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The award of 'Professional Photographer of the Year 2011-12 on Green India: Environmental Stories' has been given to Pankaj Sharma, who is among a few in India, who have been honoured with Associateship of India International Photographic Council, New Delhi and Fellowship of Federation of Indian Photography, Kolkata.
He studied at evening classes for an HNC in chemistry at what was then Dartford Technical College, and for the Associateship of the Plastics Institute at the National College of Rubber Technology.
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[21] Powder Diffraction Data, "JCPDS# 29-1129, joint committee on powder diffraction standards," Associateship at the National Bureau of Standards, Swarthmore, Pa, USA, 1976.
All interviewees referred to a period following on from the early stages of associateship during which they sought to establish sound partnership credentials, when they could assess their partnership prospects and skill sets, based on their work assignment experiences.
Phil obtained his New Zealand Library Association Certificate in 1963 (and was granted an Associateship of the New Zealand Library Association in 1971).
in polymer science from the University of Akron, Associateship from the London School of Polymer Technology and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Bombay in Bombay, India.
The first author (KD) is recipient of Research Associateship in Biotechnology and Life Sciences from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
In his younger days, he landed an associateship at the London College of Music.
Higher Education 1990-92: Cranfield University, School of Agriculture, Food and Environment - MSc marketing and product management 1986-87 Blackpool and Fylde College Level 4 Institute of Meat -graduate membership Level 3 Royal Society of Health - Meat inspection certificate Level 4 Royal Institute, Public Health and Hygiene - food hygiene diploma 1983-1986 Derby College Level 3 Institute of Meat: Associateship (Part-time) Level 2 Institute of Meat: Affiliateship (Part-time) Level 1 Institute of Environmental Health Officers: Basic food hygiene QUESTIONNAIRE What car do you drive?
EPA/ University of North Carolina agreements CT829471 (J.G.W.) and CR833237 (J-H.S.); National Research Council Research Associateship Award, (R.R.G.); U.S.
In 1991 he won the competitive National Research Council Research Associateship, which enabled him to complete a Post Doctoral Research Associateship at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

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