emacs-orgmode@gnu.org archives
 help / color / mirror / code / Atom feed
* [PATCH] Fix FAQ entry about mailto links.
@ 2022-01-06 18:34 Robert Goldman
  2022-01-07 11:03 ` Max Nikulin
  2022-03-12 15:50 ` [PATCH] " Max Nikulin
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 9+ messages in thread
From: Robert Goldman @ 2022-01-06 18:34 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: emacs-orgmode


The old entry referred to the variable =org-link-mailto-program= which
was removed from org-mode almost eight years ago!  See org-mode commit
b9f2e17f07faf01109fc6f7f1eb5a34e0f97eafb
---
  org-faq.org | 18 +++++++++++++++---
  1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/org-faq.org b/org-faq.org
index 4b34560c..cac8063e 100644
--- a/org-faq.org
+++ b/org-faq.org
@@ -1927,13 +1927,13 @@ For example:
  #+index: Link!Mailto

  You can customize the function org-mode uses to open mailto links by
-setting the variable =org-link-mailto-program=:
+changing the entry for =mailto:= links in =org-link-parameters=:

-=M-x customize-variable org-link-mailto-program=
+=M-x customize-variable org-link-parameters=

  The default function called is =browse-url=, which opens a mail
  composition buffer within Emacs. The type of buffer opened by
-browse-url depends on the setting of the variable =mail-user-agent=.
+=browse-url= depends on the setting of the variable =mail-user-agent=.
  Thus, if you want to ensure that mailto links use Gnus to open a
  message buffer, you could add the following to your =.emacs=:

@@ -1941,6 +1941,18 @@ message buffer, you could add the following to 
your =.emacs=:
  (setq mail-user-agent 'gnus-user-agent)
  #+end_src

+You can also change the function used to a different one.  For
+example, the following function (on MacOS) opens =mailto:= links in
+the =MailMate= program:
+
+#+begin_src elisp
+("mailto" :follow
+      (lambda
+        (path)
+        (shell-command
+         (format "open -a MailMate 'mailto:%s'" path))))
+#+end_src
+
  ** Can I use CamelCase links?
     :PROPERTIES:
     :CUSTOM_ID: CamelCase-links
-- 
2.31.1



^ permalink raw reply	[flat|nested] 9+ messages in thread

end of thread, other threads:[~2022-03-12 15:51 UTC | newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages (download: mbox.gz / follow: Atom feed)
-- links below jump to the message on this page --
2022-01-06 18:34 [PATCH] Fix FAQ entry about mailto links Robert Goldman
2022-01-07 11:03 ` Max Nikulin
2022-02-07 16:59   ` Max Nikulin
2022-02-10 17:42     ` Robert Goldman
2022-02-14 13:22       ` [PATCH v3] " Max Nikulin
2022-02-16  1:29         ` Robert Goldman
2022-02-25 12:20           ` Max Nikulin
2022-03-12 14:35             ` Max Nikulin
2022-03-12 15:50 ` [PATCH] " Max Nikulin

Code repositories for project(s) associated with this inbox:

	https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs/org-mode.git

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for read-only IMAP folder(s) and NNTP newsgroup(s).