[sylpheed:36827] Re: Windows - associate sylpheed to right click menu "send to mail recipient"
spam at cogit.net
Thu Jun 6 07:31:00 JST 2019
I agree: this solution is most straightforward.
On Thu, 6 Jun 2019 00:07:01 +0200, Joe <joe.on.list at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great hint Javier! It works!
> They said keep it simple... :D
> As recap:
> - open "send to" dir
> - create a link to:
> "C:\Program Files (x86)\Sylpheed\sylpheed.exe" --attach %1
> (you could just put: sylpheed.exe --attach %1 without any quotes,
> complete path will be automatically expanded)
> - name it properly: "EMAIL Attachment"
> - set a good icon you could change it by select for example
> C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll (here you'll find an envelope image
> good for the purpose)
> Ok, that's all.
> No by right click one file and select "send to" appears also the
> choice "EMAIL Attachment". If you click on it sylpheed starts up its
> compose window with our chosen file preloaded as attachment. The same
> works also with multiple files selected (select two or more files,
> right click and choose send to > EMAIL Attachment. sylpheed compose
> window will appears with files loaded).
> So, no batch file needed, nor visual basic script. Just a link!
> Mission complete!
> Thank you a lot! :)
> On Wed, Jun 5, 2019 at 10:48 PM Javier <sylfiger at gmx.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 5 Jun 2019 20:57:22 +0200
> > Joe <joe.on.list at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Did you remember if on your old w7 system the second way
> > > attachment approach worked properly?
> > Hi,
> > Sorry to get in the middle.
> > The shortcut file in "Send to"? Perfectly. I just tested because,
> > first, 7 is not my main system and, second, I was curious how
> > impossible is being to you even making WScripts ;P (you are
> > complicating things too much). And it works. Just an .lnk with the
> > path to "Sylpheed.exe and --attach %1" parameters.
> > I haven't tested setting Sylpheed as default client, but, honestly,
> > because I don't do, I never have done that. The far I go is setting
> > mailto registry shell value to one of my mail clients.
> > Maybe I try it later night, when I close this one, but I don't see
> > why shouldn't work unless sendmail.dll (the one that listens to the
> > "Send to" option) is way too much linked to Outlook flavours.
> > Regards.
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