Bug 152137 - Internet Options->Email: add a notice that empty means "autodetect"
Summary: Internet Options->Email: add a notice that empty means "autodetect"
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Options-Dialog
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Reported: 2022-11-20 09:19 UTC by Mike Kaganski
Modified: 2022-11-28 12:30 UTC (History)
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Description Mike Kaganski 2022-11-20 09:19:24 UTC
On non-Windows, there is an Email section under Internet Options [1].
The dialog needs a notice that the server may be left empty, in which case it will attempt to detect client automatically, to not create an impression that the field is required. There is a code [2] that uses xdg-email, etc. to be smart in finding mail client :)

Possibly documentation (help, Getting Started Guide [3]) should mention that as well.

[1] https://help.libreoffice.org/latest/en-US/text/shared/optionen/01020300.html?&DbPAR=WRITER&System=UNIX
[2] https://opengrok.libreoffice.org/xref/core/shell/source/unix/misc/senddoc.sh?r=85462ef7#383
[3] https://documentation.libreoffice.org/assets/Uploads/Documentation/en/GS7.3/GS73-GettingStarted.pdf#page=63
Comment 1 Stéphane Guillou (stragu) 2022-11-28 12:30:48 UTC
I agree that adding that notice would clarify things.

Version: (X86_64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 1fd42472e2b1a2169d56e62ef11aa7ee1f7815e7
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 5.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3
Locale: en-AU (en_AU.UTF-8); UI: en-US
Calc: threaded