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[Orgmode] Re: mailto links

From: Ross A. Laird
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: mailto links
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 20:44:54 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Ross A. Laird) writes:

> Richard Riley <address@hidden> writes:
>> address@hidden (Ross A. Laird) writes:
>>> (setq 'mail-user-agent' 'gnus-user-agent')
>>> Which, of course, causes emacs to choke (or, at least to grumble.)
>>> Ross
>> Hi Ross : its a gnus setting not a browse setting.
>> Inside emacs put your cursor over the variable name
>> "mail-user-agent". Press C-h v (control key and "h" at the same time,
>> release and then press "v"). Select "customize" option. There you can
>> select "Gnus Message with full Gnus features". Save for future
>> sessions. You could also "C-h v" and then type the name of the
>> variable. Remove your code above.
> Hi Richard;
> Thanks for the help. This is a good example, I think, of how cryptic
> Emacs can be. I followed your first set of instructions exactly, but
> still had difficulty. When I put my "cursor over the variable name" and
> then hit C-h v, I did not get an option, I got this:
> Describe variable (default mail-user-agent) (mail-user-agent)
> Which, I think, just tells me what the variable is called. Probably this
> was due to the fact that I was just hovering over it in your post, as I
> was not able (as I said in my first post) to find this variable in
> customize. However, your tip got me thinking about a more general
> search, outside of org-customize. So, I just entered "customize" (which
> I have done before) and drilled my way down to where I found the
> variable. There I was able to set the option as you describe above.
> Emacs is a strange beast. Strong, old, canny. But very strange.
> Thanks for the help.
> Cheers.
> Ross

And ha, after all that I still get Kmail...


Ross A. Laird, PhD

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