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Old 03-14-2003, 10:29 AM   #1
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mozilla mailto: -> evolution, not mozilla mail


Just wanted to know if anyone know how to load the Evolution composer whenever you click on a mailto: URL in Mozilla.

I am running Mozilla 1.2.1 and Evolution 1.2.2 under KDE 3.1

Thanks for any help,
Old 03-14-2003, 05:35 PM   #2
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Many people have asked this same question (including myself). The answer I received was that it can't be done. Until provides some way to setup mozilla to use a different mail client, we are stuck using mozilla-mail.

Old 03-14-2003, 06:20 PM   #3
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Exclamation there is a way

You just have to hack the prefs.js file in your profile folder with a text editor... don't remember what the setting is anymore, but the naming on the file is clear.

hope I was of some use
Old 03-15-2003, 06:21 AM   #4
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time to play

thanks anyways,
Old 03-18-2003, 08:17 PM   #5
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I can't figure out where the program name is to change in prefs.js. I see a lot of settings, but can't find the existing program name in order to change it.


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