Cannot set default email client in Digikam running Windows 10

Melissa Mendelsohn jewishgenealogysurnameproject at
Mon Nov 6 19:54:20 GMT 2017

Wonderful news!!!  Thank you and I await the next version!

> On Nov 6, 2017, at 2:47 PM, Maik Qualmann <metzpinguin at> wrote:
> Currently I am working on this bug. It should be fixed in digiKam-5.8.0. It is 
> already tested here with Windows7, not yet tested with Windows10.
> Maik
> Am Montag, 6. November 2017, 20:36:51 CET schrieb Martin Burnicki:
>> Melissa Mendelsohn wrote:
>>> Just to try, I installed the 32bit version. It connects to my
>>> Thunderbird now.. but I get a message :Windows cannot find “compose”.
>>> Any chance of a fix?
>> According to section "Compose new mail with command line" on this page
>> it may be tricky to run thunderbird correctly from within a different
>> application, and it may differ in details depending on the TB version,
>> and the target OS, e.g. Windows vs. Linux.
>> Anyway, -compose which is the command to let TB open a message compose
>> window seems to be mis-interpreted as a filename in the Windows version
>> of DK. So for me this sounds like a bug in DK, where eventually the TB
>> command line is not escaped correctly.
>> Does the name of the file or path to the file you are going to send
>> contain spaces?
>> Martin

Melissa Mendelsohn
orchardroadcomputers at

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