[thelist] mailto with complete subject and message body

joe stowaway at uklinux.net
Mon May 17 08:51:01 CDT 2004

>> One of my clients wants to have on the article pages a link that will 
>> open the viewers mail client with the subject and message body 
>> allready filled (and the to: left blank):
>> subject: Article no. 1592: Some title;
>> body: article contents
>> Is this possible? So far my googling turned out nothing. I seem to 
>> recall I've seen somewhere a link that completed the to and subject 
>> lines in the mail client, but not the body too.
>> I know I can do it server side with a form, but the client doesn't 
>> want to use it's smtp server, but the viewers mail account.
>> TIA,
Hi Dan

Is your client aware that this has piebald browser support, some mail 
clients interpret the whole mailto: link as the address, and that it 
disqualifies anyone who uses a webmail client?

more info: http://www.isolani.co.uk/articles/mailto.html


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