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colmed01
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Opening links in Portable Firefox

Is there a method of forcing Portable Thunderbird to open HTML links in Portable Firefox instead of the default Windows browser.

I'm running both Thunderbird & Firefox on a USB drive, on a PC at work, and don't want to use the installed IE as my browser. DUe to user restrictions I can't (and don't want to) chanmge the default browser.

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Copy and Paste.

Setting the default browser adjusts registry settings which you don't want in a portable app.

If you can't set the default browser then looks like you are back to copy and pasting your links.

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Found an extension called

Found an extension called 'launchy' which gives the ability to open links in an email with Firefox from a right click - drop down menu, which is a workaround.

I was wondering if there was a user setting which could be added to the prefs.js file which would do it automatically.

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I've asked

The answer: no.
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I think he meant if he could add such a setting to the preferences, Ryan, not for it to become part of a standard distribution (which we already know is impossible).

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Ah

Actually, there is a preference, but it doesn't seem to do anything.
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I've Asked

Well I guess that answers that one then.

Thanks for the feedback anyway guys

Colin

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