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External Editor - Usage
PurposeAllows to open and edit your messages in an external text editor such as NEdit, emacs, etc...
InstallationThe External Editor button is not visible by default; you must customize your composer toolbar:
UsageJust click on the extension button or use the keyboard shortcut (Ctrl-E), edit your message in your editor (while editing, the compose window is disabled), save, close, and the message will be updated in the compose window.
Emacs users can install this major mode designed for EE (look here for details).
HTML EditionWhen editing a HTML message, the External Editor button provides a drop-down menu allowing to edit as HTML (thus keeping all text enhancements), or as plain text.
Unicode supportStarting with version 0.6, unicode is supported. You must set unicode encoding in the Compose window before launching External Editor: Menu Options/Character Encoding: Unicode (UTF-8).
Headers EditionHeaders can be edited in the external editor, given as a comma separated list in a paragraph before the message content.
Supported headers are: Subject, To,Cc, Bcc, Reply-To, Newsgroup.
Subject: Here is the subject
But you can then modify it, use multiple lines, and add as many headers type as you want. Example:
To: adresseTo1, adresseTo2
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=# Don't remove this line #=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Creation date : 20/08/2005 @ 22:47
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