Add command line argument to send message created with -compose argument

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enhancement
UNCONFIRMED
9 years ago
2 years ago

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(Reporter: chip.burkitt, Unassigned)

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9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.2) Gecko/20090729 Firefox/3.5.2 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Build Identifier: 2.0.0.23 (20090812)

Thunderbird can be started with the command-line argument -compose along with other parameters to populate a message, but the message cannot be sent from the command line. Please include a switch to allow sending of the message from the command line. This would allow TB to be used in scripts for administrative alerts, etc.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start TB with command-line argument -compose and appropriate parameters
2. TB new message window opens pre-populated with parameters
3. Requires clicking Send to send.
Actual Results:  
TB opens with message window up. Click on Send to send message.

Expected Results:  
Add another parameter (e. g., -send) for use with -compose to send the message without opening the GUI.
Can't you use mapi to achieve this ?
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Comment 2

9 years ago
I would like to have all sent mail stored in my Sent mail folder, even mail sent by scripts.
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