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elarrabee
 
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Post Posted March 30th, 2009, 10:36 am

This is an example of a mailto argument sent to Thunderbird:

mailto:elarrabe@gsinet.net?subject=New Shed&body=Picture&attachment='file:///C:/Wallpaper/Christmas%202008/Ruth.jpg'

the attachments never appear in Thunderbird. Everything else works OK. Does Thunderbird support the "attachment" argument?

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Post Posted March 30th, 2009, 11:54 am

What program are you using to send the mailto argument from?
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Post Posted March 31st, 2009, 2:20 am

No, it doesn't for security reasons, see http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla1.8/sourc ... Url.cpp#96
If you want to compose messages from commandline with attachment, you must use the "-compose" flag, see https://developer.mozilla.org/En/Command_Line_Options for syntax.

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