Re: Default action/view for HTML pages

On Mon, 13 May 2002, Alex Larsson wrote:

> On 13 May 2002, Damon Chaplin wrote:
> > 
> > Hi, this is about this bug:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > 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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