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Does mailto open only outlook or default mail client

sravani jetty
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All,

I have a mailto hyperlink on my page and Outlook is my default mail client. When I click on this link it opens a new outlook window. I am wondering does mailto hyperlink opens only outlook or does it open any default mail client.

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Ulf Dittmer
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If no particular email client is configured in the browser, then it should open the default one. This is generally a browser setting, though; e.g., in Firefox under Preferences -> Applications for "mailto".


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sravani jetty
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understood. Thank you
 
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