[kdepim-users] attachments in KMail

Louis Hinman lou at manhattanhandyman.com
Wed Nov 11 21:59:17 GMT 2009

It's a POP server, and I find that double-clicking on the attachment doesn't 
do anything (but see the response I sent a few minutes ago in response to 
your last email).


On Wednesday 11 November 2009 02:36:57 pm Art Alexion wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 November 2009 01:17:53 pm Louis Hinman wrote:
> > I installed Open Office 3.1, which opens MS Word documents as expected.
> >
> > However, I get the same problem with trying to open Word documents that
> >  are  attached to emails.
> >
> > If I right-click on attachment.doc, and select "Open With...", Open
> > Office Write is listed under "Known Applications".  However, if I select
> > Open Office  Write it opens a blank page.  This is the same behavior I
> > get with KWord!
> Is this an IMAP server?  If so, the following may solve your problem.
> The problem is that attachments are often not downloaded when simply
> viewing the message in the preview pane.
> Double click the message in the message list to open it in a separate
> window. The process of opening it in a separate window serves to completely
> download the attachment.  Now from the message in the separate window, try
> to open the document in your word processor.

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