Closed Bug 220281 Opened 16 years ago Closed 12 years ago
Unable to open attachments off IMAP server
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20030924 Firebird/0.7+ Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20030924 Firebird/0.7+ I am unable to directly open attachments off an IMAP server. The problem I keep getting is that Thunderbird thinks that the attachment is an application (i.e. OCTET-stream), and always asks me to save to disk. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Receive an e-mail with an attachment (pdf, spredsheet, document, etc.) 2.Double click on attachment to open 3. Actual Results: I receive a dialog box with the options to either open with a program (greyed out), save to disk (available). Expected Results: The first time you open that type of attachment, "teach" Thunderbird what program to use, then afterwords, always use the specified program.
I confirm this on Linux with courier IMAP server.
This problem has started up for me with an upgrade from 0.7 to 0.7.3. Linux binary install. al@haida:~/usr/src/thunderbird-0.7.3$ ./thunderbird -V Mozilla 1.7, Copyright (c) 2003 mozilla.org, build 2004050200 I see the exact issue as the original report. I have also tried playing with .mailcap settings but still no luck.
Component: Build Config → General
QA Contact: general
=> WFM version 3.0a1pre (2007112004) Jérôme "ok for me now", TB v2
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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