Re: Default action/view for HTML pages
- From: Alex Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- To: Damon Chaplin <damon ximian com>
- Cc: nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Default action/view for HTML pages
- Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 16:12:52 -0400 (EDT)
On Mon, 13 May 2002, Alex Larsson wrote:
> On 13 May 2002, Damon Chaplin wrote:
> > Hi, this is about this bug:
> > http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=81615
> > Currently I think the default action for HTML pages is to view them in
> > the text component. This doesn't seem very useful.
> > Since Nautilus doesn't have a full-featured HTML viewing component, I
> > think the best thing to do is to run a web browser to view the HTML.
> > Is this easy to change?
> I'm not sure. I have a feeling that you can't really do this. When viewing
> a url like that it's looking for a NautilusView component that supports
> the given mimetype. It probably can't spaw of an app.
t seems that we can change this by setting the default action type for
html to be application instead of component. But this would also change
this for gnome 1 apps, since we share mime-settings with gnome 1.
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