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Re: looking for mailcap entries to start office attachments directly

Hi Jason,

On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 07:08:42AM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
> Olaf,
> On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 11:02:13AM +0100, Olaf Foellinger wrote:
> > I'm looking for a mailcap entry to start office documents directly from
> > the attachments. I've looked through the archives but didn't find
> > anything.
> I use the attached mailcap with mutt.  It relies on the attached shell
> script, winword, which I also symlink to excel, powerpnt, and winproj.

Just the last mail before I've unsubscribed to cygwin mailing list. Now
I'm back (at least for a while).

> Being able to deal with Microsoft attachments is the reason why I
> process my email under Cygwin instead of Linux.

That's one of the two things I was missing. The other is gnupg support
in mutt.

> #!/bin/bash
> OfficeDrive=$(cygpath -u C:)
> DefaultOfficeDrive=$(cygpath -u $SYSTEMDRIVE)
> OfficeDrive=${OfficeDrive:-$DefaultOfficeDrive}
> OfficeDir="$OfficeDrive/Program Files/Microsoft Office/Office"

For german users:

OfficeDir="$OfficeDrive/Programme/Microsoft Office/Office"
> DefaultTempDir=$(cygpath -u $TEMP)
> TempDir=${TempDir:-$DefaultTempDir}
> TempFile=$TempDir/$(basename $1)
> Program=$(basename $0)
> File=$(cygpath -w $TempFile)
> mv $1 $TempFile
> ("$OfficeDir/$Program" "$File"; rm -f $TempFile)&

Many thanks for this solution.

Gruss Olaf

Olaf Föllinger
Leiter Fachbereich IT
S.E.S.A. Software und Systeme AG

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D-10559 Berlin
Tel:   +49 30 390722 -291
Fax:   +49 30 390722 -222
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