kmail with external editor
hmb at mpe.mpg.de
Sat Jun 6 17:03:27 BST 2020
Hi Ihor Antonov,
thanks, i use /usr/bin/gvim -f f% and it works.
On 05.06.20 19:31, Ihor Antonov wrote:
> On Friday, 5 June 2020 00:46:42 PDT Harald Baumgartner wrote:
>> kmail 4:20.04.1-0xneon+18.04+bionic+build70
>> i want to use kmail with external editor (vim...).
>> In older versions there was a possibility. In above version i didn't found
>> Any help available?
> Hey Harald,
> It does work, I am writing this email in external vim editor.
> You need to go to settings -> plugins and enable External Composer Plugin,
> and set up the command to launch external editor.
> Mine is
> /usr/bin/alacritty -e /usr/bin/nvim %f
> Make sure you have full paths as env vars don't work in this scenario and
> shortcuts like ~ do not get expanded.
> After you need to restart kmail/kontact. Then external editor will open
> automatically when you start writing an email
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