View HTML without autoview

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Wed Mar 14 23:23:58 UTC 2018


On (14/03/18 16:01), Ian Zimmerman <itz at very.loosely.org> put forth the proposition:
>On 2018-03-14 13:13, David Woodfall wrote:
>
>> > Previously, I used elinks and it works fine with autoview, however
>> > when I try to pipe to it it also renders the headers instead of just
>> > the body.
>
>When you try a pipe, is that piping the message (as a pipe command would
>do in the index view) or just the html MIME part (as a pipe command in
>the attachment view would do)?

It does the whole message. I seem to get messages where the entire
message is html with no separate html part. Mostly from ebay.co.uk,
even though I set to receive mail in plain text only.

>> I'm still curious about how autoview works with elinks and that
>> nametemplate though.
>
>The binding I have for viewing HTML is a macro which opens the
>attachment view, searches for the html part and then calls the
>view-mailcap command.
>
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