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Trying to create an "Open with..."-program

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Hey!

Have been away for a while but have now found the time to make some AutoIt-scripting again, and enjoy it! Anyways...

I am trying to make an "Open with"-program. To be more specific. When I click on a link in the mail program Thunderbird for instance, I would like to choose which browser to open the link with. I have the default set to IE (it's a wife-issue...) but mostly I want to open sites in Firefox. So I thought about making this little "Open with.."-program (which will be annoying I guess, but less annoying than that pages are opened in IE) to solve the issue.

The question I have... How can I capture the "click-on-a-link"-event so I can open my program instead of the default browser (IE). And no, it doesn't work to set my program as the default for *.htm/html-files...

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

(switching user accounts is not an answer either... )

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I don't understand... You want the default browser to remain IE, yet you want to open links in Firefox? What does this have to do with autoit?

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Actually I think I solved it myself...

The answer is to register the program with the "file"-type "URL: CallTo Protocol" or "URL:HTTP" (note sure which, if not both).

But anyway, another solution could as well have been nice. :D

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I don't understand... You want the default browser to remain IE, yet you want to open links in Firefox? What does this have to do with autoit?

Well, nothing. Except that it's possible to do with AutoIt... I just did it.

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Actually I think I solved it myself...

The answer is to register the program with the "file"-type "URL: CallTo Protocol" or "URL:HTTP" (note sure which, if not both).

But anyway, another solution could as well have been nice. :D

Or Internet Shortcut

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