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fran_lewis




msg:3359216
 3:45 pm on Jun 5, 2007 (gmt 0)

Hi,

I don't have access to a mac to try this out but I didn't think using:

mailto:?body=... would work on a mac..

last time i remember trying it just placed everything after the semi colon somewhere it didn't belong. Have spent a while googling it and whilst not getting a firm answer I get the impression that this will work..

Can anyone help me out on this?

Thanks!

Fran

 

travelin cat




msg:3359222
 3:48 pm on Jun 5, 2007 (gmt 0)

Fran,

Do you have a sample posted somewhere to check this?

If you can sticky mail me with the url, I will test it for you in Safari, Firefox and Opera... that should cover about 95% or so of the Mac market.

LunaC




msg:3359514
 10:37 pm on Jun 5, 2007 (gmt 0)

I tested this
<a href="mailto:?&subject=test&body=stuff here">Link</a> in Safari, Firefox and Opera on the Mac and it worked fine.

I tested with Thunderbird first and then Mac Mail app as the default mail client, and both worked perfectly.

fran_lewis




msg:3359942
 12:07 pm on Jun 6, 2007 (gmt 0)

@travelin cat

thanks so much for your offer, i'm only now checking to see if anyone replied. i would send you a url but as Luna C's answered it there's no need now.

@LunaC

thank you very much! you've really helped me out.

fran

LunaC




msg:3361137
 2:46 pm on Jun 7, 2007 (gmt 0)

You're welcome.

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