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From MIKE LISH <emell...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Still unable to email documents with version 4 upgrade
Date Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:20:47 GMT
Thanks for your input Shari and for explaining it in such an understanding
manner.

Regards,
Mike Lish


On 25 July 2013 17:00, Shari Smith <shari.smith@uneedstuff.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike, I use Thunderbird imap'd to gMail. The simple answer (and possibly
> not technically correct) to your question is that gMail in itself is not a
> program, like Microsoft Word is a program. Your computer can be set to open
> the file type .doc with a program. As gMail isn't a program, it can't be
> select as the "open with."
>
> When you're working in your browser and offered email, it's your browser
> that is handling that, not your system, hence why it can offer the gMail
> option.
>
> I believe a few people have shared some ways around this, so it can be
> "made" to do it. I find Thunderbird the easiest, as I use it for my email;
> hence why I choose that route.
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 6:03 AM, MIKE LISH <emellish@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > All of this seems rather convoluted and complicated.  Why can't AOO be
> made
> > to recognize Google, as it has been made to recognize its compatibility
> > with Microsoft .doc  etc. etc. instead of pushing blame in Google's
> >  direction. I find it difficult to accept there is no work around to this
> > problem. C'mon!  AOO is great in most other ways, and it seems ridiculous
> > for it not to recognize Google email! !
> >
> > Mike Lish
> >
> >
> > On 23 July 2013 19:03, Dennis E. Hamilton <dennis.hamilton@acm.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > > That's not the issue.  Apache OpenOffice does not discriminate on that
> > > basis.
> > >
> > > What is the issue is that Apache OpenOffice uses the on-desktop
> protocol
> > > for requesting the opening of an e-mail with a given attachment.  This
> > will
> > > usually be whatever is recognized as the default e-mail application on
> > the
> > > desktop.  Google does not provide any kind of desktop presence by which
> > > this can be handled.
> > >
> > > However, it is possible to access Google Mail by standard desktop
> e-mail
> > > applications, instead of using a browser.  *That* software can then be
> > > reached by Apache OpenOffice so long as it is capable of being
> registered
> > > as the default e-mail application.
> > >
> > > The Microsoft Outlook desktop application will do this -- connect to
> > > Google Mail and integrate with Apache OpenOffice.  Depending on
> operating
> > > system, the Windows Live Mail application will also connect to Google
> > Mail
> > > and also be triggered by Apache OpenOffice.  The same should apply for
> > > Outlook Express if someone still uses an operating system that has that
> > > desktop application.
> > >
> > > There are some differences in how this works with Windows 8.  There is
> > > some other thread or perhaps bugzilla issue where that has been
> > discussed.
> > >
> > >  - Dennis
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Urmas [mailto:davian818@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 05:08 AM
> > > To: users@openoffice.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: Still unable to email documents with version 4 upgrade
> > >
> > > I was hoping this upgrade would overcome this frustrating and very
> > annoying
> > > problem.  It does not!!
> > >
> > > I use Google for everything, and for any office platform not to
> recognize
> > > Google email is stone age stuff !
> > >
> > > Why should OO give a special treatment to a proprietary web service
> from
> > > 3rd
> > > party company?
> > >
> > >
> > >
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