How to enhance Live Edit to take care of your own file type
By default, we recognize default office files (doc, docx, xls, xlsx, odt, ...) for both Microsoft Office and OpenOffice.org. But sometimes, you could be interested in managing other file types with Live Edit, and launching their associated editors.
With Internet Explorer
Recognized extensions are managed in the Windows Registry. They are simple string values, stored in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Accepted Documents and using this model:
See the attached file to enable all Microsoft Office extensions.
In the extension preferences form, you can directly add the editor / MIME-TYPE mapping. By doing this, it will be enough to enable a new extension.