[sylpheed:34721] Re: firefox

Bruce Bowler bbowler at bigelow.org
Thu Aug 18 00:25:22 JST 2011

On Wed, 17 Aug 2011 09:06:07 -0600
Gene Goldenfeld <genegold at fastmail.fm> put fingers to keyboard and said:

> On Wed, 17 Aug 2011 10:50:06 -0400
> Bruce Bowler <bbowler at bigelow.org> wrote:
> > Using windows XP and firefox 3.x, what is the "magic incantation"
> > one needs to get firefox to automagically open a compose window in
> > sylpheed when I click on a mailto: link.  
> Start with Windows: In XP's Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove
> Programs, use the set defaults button on the left.  Under Custom, set
> FF as the default browser or, if you prefer and FF's open, choose use
> the current browser (that's what I do with Opera).  Then in Sylpheed,
> Config > Details > External Commands, put in "(Default browser)".
> Gene

I know how to get sylpheed to open firefox (which is what the above
does), I don't know how to get firefox to open a sylpheed compose
window, which the above does not do.

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