[kdepim-users] shorcut for html-mail
jim at jkerr82508.free-online.co.uk
Mon Oct 26 23:57:46 GMT 2009
On Monday 26 October 2009 Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Monday 26 October 2009, James Kerr wrote:
> > On Monday 26 October 2009 Bengt Gördén wrote:
> > > On fredag 23 oktober 2009 15:05:03 Thomas Olsen wrote:
> > > > On 23/10-2009 14:35 Bengt Gördén <bengan at bag.org> wrote:
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm really against all this coloring and stuff in mail but
> > > > > as they are increasing in the form of html I need to have a
> > > > > quick way to switch between seeing an email in plain text
> > > > > or in html. The only way I've seen so far is by letting the
> > > > > whole folder have "Prefer html". Is there a shortcut I
> > > > > haven't found or could I make one myself? Or is my only
> > > > > option to plead to the developers, or maybe drag my ass to
> > > > > the c++ table and try to do it?
> > > > >
> > > > > Kontact Version 4.3.2
> > > > > Kmail Version 1.12.2
> > > >
> > > > Have you tried to set a shortcut to "Prefer HTML to Plain
> > > > Text"?
> > >
> > > Yes, I have. But that's not the way I want it to work. To read
> > > the mail in a normal way (text only) and once in a while click
> > > or use a shortcut would be the preferred way.
> > >
> > > And actually. To always have "Prefer HTML to Plain Text" is a
> > > security risk that isn't acceptable in our organisation (IRT).
> > In HTML messages that I receive, kmail inserts, at the top of the
> > message, in a red outline, a comment with an option to display
> > the HTML for that message only. (Perhaps this comment is not
> > inserted in all HTML messages, but only in those that contain
> > complex code?)
> This box is only displayed for pure HTML messages. It is not
> displayed for messages which include both an HTML version and a
> non-HTML (plain text) version of the message text.
Thanks for the explanation. I was almost certain that the message was
not appearing for all HTML messages but had no idea why.
> For the latter messages in KDE 3.5 one could click on the HTML part
> of such a message in the "message structure viewer" (i.e. the
> thingy usually shown below the preview pane unless it has been
> disabled in the settings). Then the box was displayed and one could
> enable HTML for this message.
> I have no idea whether it does still work this way in KDE 4.3.
Yes it does. (I've been using kmail for years but have never activated
the Message structure viewer before.)
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