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Fixed in 2020.1.X

Fixed in 2019.2.X, 2019.3.X



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Scene files are being opened with Sublime text editor instead of being opened by Unity editor, opened scripts appear empty

Asset - Database


To reproduce:
1. Open any project
2. Set Sublime as default text editor
3. In Project window, create a new scene
4. Open the created scene

Expected: scene is opened by editor
Actual: scene is opened with Sublime

Reproduced in: 2019.2.2f1, 2019.3.0a12, 2020.1.0a1
Not reproduced in: 2017.4.32f1, 2018.4.7f1, 2019.2.1f1, 2019.3.0a11

Note1: not reproduced with Rider, Visual Studio 2017
Note2: using Notepad / Wordpad / Eclipse results in scenes being unable to switch as well as scripts not opening
Note3: workaround: opening the desired scene as additive and then closing the previously loaded scene

Comments (5)

  1. barryp_unity489

    Nov 09, 2022 22:20

    This issue is happening in the 2021 apple silicon editor... seems it's still not fixed.

  2. ChemicaLabs

    Sep 02, 2019 22:09

    Apologies: 2019.2.2f1

  3. ChemicaLabs

    Sep 02, 2019 21:14

    2019.2.3f1 started exhibiting this behaviour after syncing through the collab tool. Editor was Rider 2019.1.2

  4. owen_proto

    Sep 02, 2019 02:54

    reproduced in 2019.3.0b1 with VS Code

  5. slmtik

    Aug 22, 2019 05:02

    Also reproducible with visual studio code

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