User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; fr; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/20071025 Firefox/220.127.116.11 Build Identifier: version 18.104.22.168 (20071031) By default, when adding a HTML link in the compose Windows, after clicking Choose File, Thunderbird looks by default for HTML files. However, this case is pretty rare. You mostly want to add a link to a document (if you want to insert a link to an URL you just copy/paste). By default, use the filter "All Files" rather than "HTML Files". This would be especially welcomed on Intranets. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Compose a mail. 2. Add a link (Insert/Link). 3. Choose File Actual Results: The default sort is "HTML Files". Expected Results: Please replace it by "All Files".
Sounds reasonable. While html as default for composer is fine, I don't think people usually add links to *local* html files.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: PC → All
Summary: Enhancement to add links in a mail. → insert link should default file selection to "All files" (not HTML files)
This has caused thousands of "needless" clicks in my usage.(html/multimedia) A further refinement might be to "remember" the last chosen selection in the same way as the last searched folder for image insertion is saved.
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