[Users] Attaching files from different computer

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Fri Apr 8 13:22:59 CEST 2016

On Fri, 8 Apr 2016 12:31:03 +0200, Andrej Kacian stated:

>On Fri, 8 Apr 2016 06:14:02 -0400
>Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:
>> I am not sure if this is possible or not. I can do it from MS
>> Outlook, but cannot find a way with claws-mail.
>> I am running claws-mail on a Windows 10 Pro /64 machine. I have a
>> FreeBSD-11 computer also on the network. I want to be able to attach
>> files located on the FreeBSD machine to mail I send from my Windows
>> based installation of claws-mail. I cannot find a way to do it. Even
>> typing in the network path manually fails. CM does not even display
>> the 'network" in the search list.
>> MS Outlook can accomplish this, so I know it is possible. Can CM
>> accomplish this also?  
>Hi, this works for me on Windows 7 when I type "\\server\share\" in the
>location bar first - the view will switch to that share, and I can
>navigate to file I want to attach.
>It doesn't work without the trailing "\", as I found out. perhaps
>that's why it didn't work for you.
>Claws Mail is using file open dialog provided by GTK+,
>which doesn't offer something like "My Network". Unfortunately it is
>not easily possible to use a native Windows file open dialog.

I tried that, but it produced an error pop-up window:


The program was not able to create a connection to the indexer daemon.
Please make sure it is running.

I am not sure what it is referring to.


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