[kdepim-users] mailto link in kmail does not display as expected
dwoody1 at charter.net
Fri Jul 11 22:22:29 BST 2008
On Friday 11 July 2008 4:01 pm, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Friday 11 July 2008, dcw wrote:
> > I have setup a document in html format that contains a mailto link as
> > below:
> > <a
> > href="mailto:dwoody1 at charter.net?subject=message&body=TextInTheBodyOf
> >ThisMessage. %0A">click here</a>
> > If I look at the html document in konqueror or firefox and click on
> > the mailto link, the body is displayed in the body of the email
> > (kmail), as expected.
> > But, when I email the document to myself and click on the link from
> > the message in kmail the body portion is put in the subject instead.
> > I have searched the web and the archives of this list and have not
> > found anything that refers to this behavior of Kmail.
> > I am using Centos 5.2 with all patches applied, Kde 3.5.x with all
> > patches applied. Hardware is i386.
> > Kmail is setup as the default mailer for the browser.
> > I tested with another mailer and it worked as expected.
> > Is there a workaround for this such that it would still work for a
> > different mailer?
> Maybe KMail encodes the ampersand as & for displaying purposes and
> this encoding breaks the correct evaluation of the URL. Or maybe
> KMail's internal parser for mailto: URLs is broken.
Thanks for your reply.
I tried using '&' and also '&' in place of the '&'. Unfortunately,
> In either case I cannot think of a workaround.
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