Re: Thanks to All (Was: MUA & Yahoo)
> > Patrick Bartek:
> > > Frank McCormick:
> > > > Sylpheed simply strips all the extraneous codes out and
> > > > displays HTML as text. As far as I know there are no plugins which
> > > > would help it to display HTML as they are supposed to be rendered.
> > > > CLAWS which is a Sylpheed spinoff does have ways to display HTML
> > > > and is a drop-in replacement for Sylpheed. I tried it recently but
> > > > found the documentation lacking in clarity. I ended up switching
> > > > to Thunderbird.
> > >
> > > Yes, it strips the code, shows the plain text, plus, all the image
> > > links. All of it in no particular order. There's got to be a better
> > > option. I'll let the list know, if I find one.
> > Wait a minute. In Sylpheed, html messages can be viewed with an
> > external browser. (Right click > Open...)
> An "Open" option is not available. And I can't find any such option in
> any of the menus either.
Click the 'attachment list view' button that appears in every message
containing html. I'll show it here, it's at the right red arrow:
Then right-click the html part (left red arrow) to 'Open' or 'Open with...'
> > This works so well that there has never been a need for an internal
> > html viewer.
> > The browser you prefer can be set in Configuration > Common
> > preferences > Details > tab External commands.
> > I have 'Web browser' set to opera '%s' .
> I have mine set to google chrome '%s'. I also tried chrome '%s'. No
> joy. Of course, I'm configuring as I learn how to use Sylpheed. So,
> that could be part of the problem.
Check whether you can open chrome + url from the command line like this:
$ chrome www.google.com
If this works, then chrome '%s' should work with the 'Open' menu option