Mailto is the URI scheme (also known as URL protocol) for email addresses and takes the form "mailto:someone@example.com".

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Remove Firefox Mailto Protocol Test Handlers

I've been testing adding my own mailto: protocol handlers as tests for my webmail. Unfortunately I'm not sure how to remove the test protocol handlers. This is explicitly not the same thing as ...
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Get external email from action “mailto”-form

Is it possible to pick out the email adress that a "mailto"-form will send an external email to? example from this (swedish "ebay" - ad) ...
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How do I stop Gmail from opening mailto links in Chrome?

I followed the instructions to set Gmail as my default email client by inserting this: In address bar of same tab, type/paste this & hit enter: ...
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Can't Change xp Default mailto handler

I installed Thunderbird to try it out then uninstalled it from a windows xp machine and now when I try to change the default mailto handler from internet options programs tab, It allows me to change ...
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mailto behaves abnormally in Safari browser

I have Safari 5.1.7 installed on my system.I have installed and set default email client Mozilla Thunderbird. I have an application which has link like <a ...
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Use Gmail in Google Chrome for mailto links in Windows 8

When I log into Gmail for the first time in Chrome on my Windows 8 computer, Chrome asks if I want to use Gmail for mailto links. When I click yes, Windows pops up a dialog to "Choose a program to ...
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How do I make mailto links open in my Yahoo Mail in Chrome

When I read an email in my Yahoo Mail and click on a mailto: link it tries to open Outlook but since I don't have it installed nothing happens. I would like it to open a reply to the email in Yahoo ...
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Open mailto link with another client in Safari

I would like to have the option to right-click on a mailto: link in Safari and tell it to open in another mail client. Currently I have Outlook set as my default mail client as that is my work client, ...
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mailto: shortcut on windows

http://www.computerhope.com/tips/tip165.htm I'm essentially trying to do what is in the link above without having a default mail program set. Put 'mailto:youremail@somewhere.com' in a shortcut on ...
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How to make email address marked with a topic (like referral links)?

I heard somewhere that I can mark a mailto: link somehow (maybe it was the email address itself that contained some flags) so that when I receive an email, it will already have some hidden marker, ...
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How do I change my own computer to use gmail as the default e-mail client?

I realize this is a purely academic issue, since the best way to send e-mail from a website is via a server script, but I would like to know the answer for my own use. My computer uses windows 7.
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How to configure Gmail to open mailto-links in on-site compose window?

I'm trying to make Gmail open a small compose window on the actual site containing the mailto-link, instead of opening a new tab. I don't even know if this is possible. My setup makes searching for ...
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Change handler for mailto: links

How can I setup Gmail or Hotmail as default mail handler, for example, in HTML, we use the following, which should open Gmail or Hotmail. <a href="mailto:support@example.com">Click here to mail ...
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how to prevent gmail from being the default client with mailto links?

I'm using google chrome, is there some setting somewhere I can change?
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Change Adobe Reader's default program for e-mail links

When I click an e-mail address in Adobe Reader X, an Outlook e-mail window opens, even though Thunderbird is my standard e-mail client and assigned to the mailto: protocol. How can I make Adobe ...
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Why does nothing happen when I set Windows XP's mailto handler to chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use GMail as my primary e-mail client? I tried to edit Windows XP's mailto settings by going to Folder Options > File Types > URL:MailTo Protocol and ...
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How do I properly configure Firefox 7 on Windows 7 to use Outlook for mailto links?

I have Outlook open. In Firefox, I click a mailto: link. Instead of opening a new message, it opens up a new instance of Outlook, which doesn't work. My problem is basically exactly as described in ...
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How do I stop Outlook from stealing mailto protocol from Gmail?

In Chrome, when I click on a mailto: link, I'd like to be taken to my Gmail's Compose window. So I downloaded ChromeMailer and it works relatively well. However, after using Outlook 2010, the ...
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Is there a way to change deafult mail client in IE9?

I am using IE9 on a Win7x64 OS. I want that when I click a mailto: link, it should open with gmail. Is there any way or hack for it? UPDATE Before I installed IE9, installing GTalk addressed all ...
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How Do I Configure IE8 to Open mailto: links via Hotmail / Windows Live Email Broswer Client?

I have a client that has Win XP Home SP3 and MS Office Home and Student installed (and another machine with Win7 and IE8) who wants to have mailto: links open in IE8 browser email client for his ...
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How to send a message directly if Outlook is only temporarily active for “mailto:” links?

Is there any way to configure Outlook to send messages without Outlook being open? We're currently using a system where the "Email Page" opens an Outlook Sendto window. You can click "Send", but the ...
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How to email photo from Ubuntu F-Spot application via Gmail?

My father runs Ubuntu and wants to be able to use the Gnome photo manager, F-Spot, to email photos. However, he must use Gmail as his client because (a) it's the only client he knows how to use and ...
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Compose new mail with Thunderbird 3 in Ubuntu 9.10 via a keyboard shortcut

Is there a way to set up a keyboard shortcut such that, after I hit it, a new mail window for Thunderbird opens up on the current viewport? Under XP I did this by using the OS's built-in mailto: URL ...
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What is the simplest way to associate mailto URLs with the hotmail web site?

Family computer support question: I have a relative who's a hotmail user. I'd like to setup his machine (IE 8 Vista) so that when he clicks on a mailto URL it opens a new page/tab for composing mail ...
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How to add another entry to the “Set associations” dialog for the mailto protocol?

In earlier Windows versions, I could easily force Windows to handle mailto: links in a particular way, specifically to open the Compose window for my GMail account, by at least tweaking the registry. ...