[Users] Some questions from a possible new user

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Thu Dec 15 23:16:23 CET 2011

On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 03:00:54PM -0700, Charles Curley wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:39:33 +0000
> Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> > How do you actually implement the external editor?  I can see the
> > menu option to use the external editor and there's a configuration
> > option to open the external editor automatically but I can't for the
> > life of me find where one actually specifies the external editor.
> Configuration-> Preferences-> Message View-> External Programs-> Text Editor
Ah, thanks, I had been looking in Compose (which I still think is the
right place!).

> Enter the command to be executed, e.g.
> emacsclient '%s'
> where %s is the name of the file to be edited.
Yes, works perfectly with my favourite xvile.

Chris Green

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