[Users] where do I change the external program invocation string?
cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Mon May 2 00:35:17 CEST 2016
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On Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:45:02 -0700
Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com> wrote:
>Recently, for unknown reasons, Claws has.been refusing to open a .pdf
>I click on the attachment name text (something.pdf) and am
>taken to a screen where there are several options that can be invoked
>by pressing a single key, in this case L. When I press the key a box
>pops up containing the text "evince'%s'" There is a default button so I
>push enter (or click on the button, it doesn't matter) then the box
>disappears and is replaced by another identical box. This loops as
>long as I have patience for.
>I've found a manual fix which is to insert a space between the text
>"evince" and the parameter string following "'%s'" Then I can push
>enter and evince starts with the correct file opening.
>I think it must be possible to change the text string somehow (i.e.,
>permanently) to add in the missing space but I don't know where to
>look. Anyone know?
Using Debian Linux here, I find that under claws-mail menu,
Configuration -> Preferences -> External Programs. You can enter a
program or correct one already present. I usually just add my own
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