Re: display of html content
On 8 November 2011 23:02, Mike Miller <mbmiller+l@...> wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Nov 2011, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
>> Although html is not generally recomended for usual mails, it is useful in
>> some cases. Most modern mailers display correctly the html content,
>> including images. I didn't find how to do that with alpine, but if I tranfer
>> the mail to my smartphone, the html is displayed, including images. Is there
>> a way to do that with alpine?
> I don't think any of the responses posted so far are telling you what you
> need to know. I often look at HTML attachments in a browser, but that
> doesn't seem to handle the images, which have to be viewed separately.
> I think the answer to your question probably is 'no' because if an html
> attachment is viewed in a browser, the images are still back in the email
> message, so they won't be seen.
> So to view the message as it was meant to be seen, I think you have to use
> something else, like maybe Thunderbird.
I've been wondering how to do this myself... sorry but i don't follow
these responses. It seems to me that alpine as a text email client
doesn't allow one to view an email as html. To me the beauty of alpine
is its speed. As each of us use gmail - it's easier just to flag such
a message whilst in Alpine and then look at it through gmail's web
interface. Alpine does somehow allow the text of an html message to be
read whereas Cone wouldn't i found. As for using Thunderbird or