From:  Jim Booth <bugzilla1@jimmbooth.com>
Date:  12 Feb 2005 09:00:30 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/netscape.public.mozilla.editor
Subject:  

Re: Mozilla Composer as default html editor

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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
>     https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=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.