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14-06-2002, 10:20 AM
Hi all you linux experts...

I'm now looking to use linux (RedHat 7.3) as my default OS.

My current major issue relates to emails, and more especially the attachments I receive.

I am using KDE3 and am currently trialling kmail, mozilla mail & sylpheed.

Any other email suggestions??

Most attachments I get are M$Word (.doc)
In the above applications I cannot figure out how to open these into OpenOffice (which I love) directly from the email client (like double clicking in outlook opens the document in M$Word)

Any help (and suggestions on a good email client - I use TheBat on Windoze but they don't appear to have a linux version) greatfully accepted

16-06-2002, 04:37 PM
Can you not educate your correspondents to use a civilised format (not a proprietary one) such as RTF? Or not use enclosures ... ;-) .

Otherwise, you might be able to run the free MS .doc viewer inside WINE ... have a look at www.winehq.org . It might need some experimenting.