?
Solved

Notes and Netscape mailto

Posted on 2000-04-12
9
Medium Priority
?
205 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Notes version 4.6.2a
Netscape version 4.6.1
Platform - NT workstation, SP5

When using netscape and clicking on on e-mail url's, netscape attempts to configure itself for e-mail instead of defaulting to Notes.  How can I fix this?  I have found nothing in control panel nor preferences on making this work.  TIA.
0
Comment
Question by:ranxerox
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Paebdb
ID: 2707949
This is how you do it for Internet Explorer. Should be similar:

1. In My Computer, click Folder Options on the View menu, and then click File Types.

     2. Click the URL:MailToProtocol line to select it, click Edit, click Open in the Actions box, and then click Edit.
          The command line that controls the program that is used to open a MailTo Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
          appears in the "Application used to perform action" box.

          You may have something like the following:
               rundll32.exe url.dll,MailToProtocolHandler %l
                    OR
               "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OUTLOOK.EXE" -c IPM.Note
     3. Replace the current command line with the following:
               C:\directory\notes.exe =C:\directory\notes.ini %1
          Note: This entry has a limitation of 256 characters set by the operating system, meaning that a very long
          URL:Mailto will be cut.

     4. Click OK until you return to My Computer.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ranxerox
ID: 2709579
Adjusted points from 100 to 300
0
 

Author Comment

by:ranxerox
ID: 2709580
Thank you for the reply.  Unfortunately, this is not working at all.  I've tried netscapes online tech spt, but it is all netscape messenger centric, as if other mail applications do not exist!
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Paebdb
ID: 2715105
Ok, try to go to the Netscape Menue:
Edit - Preferences - Navigator -Applications
There you enter a new type "URL:MailToProtocol" with the application to use
C:\directory\notes.exe =C:\directory\notes.ini %1

And please be more specific with "not working at all".
0
 

Author Comment

by:ranxerox
ID: 2715755
The proposed solutions are not working at all, meaning that Netscape is behaving exactly as if I had done nothing.

I had already tried the Netscape registration method, with no luck.

0
 

Author Comment

by:ranxerox
ID: 2715788
FYI, when modifying the shortcut in Netscape (registering the URL:MailTo) it adds this entry to the windows registry automatically.
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
Paebdb earned 1200 total points
ID: 2715790
Ok, I found someting on Netscapes webpage.
Seems not be so easy.
http://help.netscape.com/kb/consumer/19980630-3.html
0
 

Author Comment

by:ranxerox
ID: 2715855
This was the answer I was looking for.  Thank you for your diligence.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Paebdb
ID: 2715862
Youre welcome, glad I could help
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

For users on the Lotus Notes 8 Standard client, this article provides information on checking the Java Heap size and adjusting it to half of your system RAM in attempt to get the Lotus Notes 8.x Standard client to run faster.  I've had to exercise t…
This article covers general Notes 8.5 troubleshooting information including recreating the Notes\Data folder.
In this video we outline the Physical Segments view of NetCrunch network monitor. By following this brief how-to video, you will be able to learn how NetCrunch visualizes your network, how granular is the information collected, as well as where to f…
In this brief tutorial Pawel from AdRem Software explains how you can quickly find out which services are running on your network, or what are the IP addresses of servers responsible for each service. Software used is freeware NetCrunch Tools (https…

764 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question