[kdepim-users] q: Kontact > External Editor -- activate via keyboard shortcut?
pablo at blueoakdb.com
Thu Nov 13 11:39:40 GMT 2014
[ Comments below, in-line ]
On 11/13/2014 06:07 AM, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> On Wednesday November 12 2014 20:48:18 Pablo Sanchez wrote:
> Hi Pablo
> `kmail --help-all` doesn't seem to suggest that this is an existing
Ah, thank you for checking (and providing the above hint)
> What do you actually intend to do - type in a command line on a more
> or less occasional basis, or add an option to an application you're
> working on? I take it your fav. editor doesn't have a mail command
> (and cannot be programmed to provide one)?
What I'd like to do is use kontact's contact information to backfill
select fields and when I get to the body, either:
o Use HTML, or
o Use Composer, or
o Use my editor. :)
> Either way, kmail does allow you to specify the message body on the
> command line, either from file (--msg) or from that same command
> line (--body). With that you can easily write a script that launches
> your fav. editor with the options required to channel the generated
> text into a new kmail message.
Ah, the above is a good tip. Thank you. It's not the exact working
flow for me but it may be a good enough work-around. The other
thought I had is perhaps I download the source and see if I can add
the ability to create a keyboard shortcut ... hmmm.
Pablo Sanchez - Blueoak Database Engineering, Inc
Ph: 819.459.1926 Blog: http://pablo-blog.blueoakdb.com
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