[Bug 141077] New: some type of attachements can not be opened from within kmail message viewer

Pawel Orzechowski orzechowskip at wp.pl
Fri Feb 2 16:43:25 CET 2007

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           Summary: some type of attachements can not be opened from within
                    kmail message viewer
           Product: kmail
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: unspecified
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: NOR
         Component: messageviewer
        AssignedTo: kdepim-bugs kde org
        ReportedBy: orzechowskip wp pl

Version:           nieznana (using KDE 3.5.6, Debian Package 4:3.5.6.r1.dfsg.1-1 (4.0))
Compiler:          Target: i486-linux-gnu
OS:                Linux (i686) release 2.6.18-3-686

When I receive email with doc or wma files attachement, they can not be opened from within kmail message viewer. Instead, a program associated with file being open displayes following error message: "file not found" or "file does not exist". 
As I checked, this is because somehow the path where attachement is temporarly opened when email message is beeing viewed is incorrectly transmitted to the opening program. Example:
I got email with attachement "a.doc". Temporary placement for this attachement is "/tmp/kde-pawel/kontactuobdYb.3/a.doc" while the associated program "thinks" it is in /tmp/kde-pawel/a.d_[Kf4uha].doc.
Some other types of attachements can be opened without problem i.e. pdf or mpg files.
After some investigation I found out that wma attachements can be opened with other program (in my case kmplayer instead of kplayer). Still there is no possibility to open doc attachement. It can't be done neither with openoffice.org nor kword but the difference is that openoffice.org looks for a file in/tmp/kde-pawel/a.d_[Kf4uha].doc and kword in /tmp/kde-pawel/a.doc_[t5VAZa].doc.

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