From:  Jim Booth <>
Date:  12 Feb 2005 09:00:30 Hong Kong Time

Re: Mozilla Composer as default html editor


On 2/11/2005 1:04 PM, Jim Booth wrote:
> On 1/8/2005 2:27 PM, M Cowperthwaite wrote:
>> Alec wrote:
>>> Im using Windows XP Pro and Mozilla suite 1.8a5
>>> Matter in question is quick access to Mozilla Composer.
>>> Currently to start Composer I need to launch Mail or Browser first, 
>>> and  then use Component bar or Ctrl+Shift+N.
>>> How to make a shortcut for starting Composer directly, like Mozilla  
>>> Browser or Mozilla Mail. Or to make Comoser default html editor to 
>>> start  it from right-click menu on html file (like notepad or FrontPage)
>>> I believe Nvu can do that, but Nvu is too clustered and has lost the  
>>> simplicity of Composer.
>>> basically I need a command like  "mozilla.exe" -mail  but for composer.
>>  mozilla.exe -edit
> This stopped working in Windows a couple of months ago. See Bugzilla Bug 
> 272144
> Mike, maybe we could get this fixed?

UPDATE--  The -edit switch is working again as of today's builds 
2005021105 in Windows ME and XP at least.