[jp] how to launch a new email window?

Tom tmst at nethere.com
Tue Oct 27 16:18:36 EDT 2009


On Thursday 30 November 2006, Jaime Garcia wrote:
> Rik,
>
> Yes, E-mail is one option in the drop-down menu. Actually, it is
> "Correo" because this particular part of jpilot is translated in
> Spanish. I have some parts in English and other in Spanish (don't
> know why).
>
> I started jpilot with -d option. For example, when I change the
> drop-down menu to "Mobile", it is:
>
> phone_menu = 0
> selection = 7
>
> Changing again to E-mail:
>
> phone_menu = 0
> selection = 4
>
> I think that some function must be called to change the button from
> Dial to Email, but the debug console shows nothing. I don't know if
> it is a ubuntu package problem or a bug in the code. What can I do to
> test it?
>
> Regards,
> Jaime
>
> 2006/11/29, Rik <rdrider0-jpilot at yahoo.com>:
> > 11/29/06
> >
> > Jaime,
> >
> > I only have access to a Dapper Drake installation which is running
> > 0.99.9-pre2.
> > It works correctly there.
> >
> > I checked the code and the Mail button is activated whenever the
> > drop-down menu
> > to the right of the "Show in List" radio button is the string
> > "E-mail". Is E-mail a selection option in addition to things like
> > Home, Work, and Fax?
> >
> > --Rik
> >
> > >Rik,
> > >
> > >Thanks for your quick answer.
> > >Actually, all buttons at the left of the "Show in List" radio are
> > > labeled with "Dial" independently what I select in the right
> > > drop-down menu (even Mail). Clicking the dial button pop-ups a
> > > "Phone Dialer" window. Is it something wrong with my
> > > configuration?
> > >
> > >I'm running jpilot 0.99.9 on ubuntu edgy.
> > >
> > >Thanks again and regards,
> > >Jaime
> > >
> > >2006/11/29, Rik <rdrider0-jpilot at yahoo.com <
> >
> > http://www.jpilot.org/mailman/listinfo/jpilot>>:
> > >>/
> >
> > />>/ Jaime,
> > />>/
> > />>/ Try clicking on the button labeled 'Mail' to the left of the
> > 'Show in />>/ List' radio button.  Incidentally, the field type
> > must be e-mail for the
> > />>/ Mail button to be active.  Otherwise the default Dial button
> > will be />>/ shown.
> > />>/
> > />>/ --Rik
> > /
> > //
> >
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I'm betting this is a translation-related problem involving some 
coupling between the contact type drop-down list and the button label 
code. But knowing almost nothing about the implementation, I could be 
completely wrong.

-Tom



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