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Compose to URL for mailto links?

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(@diito)
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With Zimbra I was able to open mailto links in my browser by clicking on them as I setup by browser to open them via:  https://example.com/webmail/?view=compose&to=%s

In Carbonio does anyone know how to achieve the same?


   
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 dart
(@dart)
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Hello,

And, Have you resolved problem? Because I have this same situation. 


   
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(@diito)
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@dart 

Nope.  It doesn't seem possible with how the compose window opens as you can pass anything via a variable


   
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(@stefanodavid)
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AFAIK, it is technically not possible, because mailto: does not support URL, only local apps. We should implement a client-side software to manage that link (like e.g. gmail does with its notifier)


   
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(@diito)
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@stefanodavid 

You don't seem to understand the problem here.  mailto links are simply an email address embedded in a webpage.  When you click on them your browser determines what app to open to handle them.  Chrome simply uses whatever is configured for your OS as default.  Firefox, which is what I'm using, lets you chose and application to open them in settings.  In either case that "application" can be a URL. 

I had this setup and working with Zimbra using: https://example.com/webmail/?view=compose&to=%s

Gmail allows you to do this using: https://mail.google.com/mail/?extsrc=mailto&url=%s

Yahoo: https://compose.mail.yahoo.com/?To=%s

As far as I can tell ALL major webmail providers offer some sort of compose URL.  Carbonio does not appear to as it looks to be client side javascript.  The fix for this would be to provide a URL that opens a compose window to the given email address.  A client-side application is not nessesary or a good solution here. 

 


   
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