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Using LaunchBar to send group emails Apps
I've been using LaunchBar to send email through Entourage, partly because it's quicker than Entourage's ability to find the full address. Entourage is so slow. But I couldn't get it to send group emails, so I emailed Norbert at obdev and he gave me this hint:
In order to open a new email window, LaunchBar passes mailto-URLs to the "Default Email Reader" (same as clicking such URLs in a browser). Unfortunately, Entourage doesn't allow us to select groups via mailto URLs (at least, I haven't found how).

However, the following approach seems to work: Create an html file containing URLs like this:

My friends
Then add this file to the LaunchBar configuration and scan for "Email Addresses". Hope this helps!
Remember to save the file as a .html file, not a .txt file. Also, if you're using TextEdit be sure you're not saving it as an .rtf file, of you'll have all the header info stuck in there and it won't work.
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uuh. wait
Authored by: davidjschloss on Oct 25, '02 11:54:29AM

Okay, read the tip, but am still confused. What's the whole process for doing this in launchbar (I use mail, but i'll figure out the difference)

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Authored by: dewme5 on Oct 26, '02 11:38:10AM

you create an HTML file that uses the mailto: code that lists everybody in a group that you would want to contact. Save that as it\'s own file, and when you choose that file, you automatically have an email that is addressed to everybody that should be concerned with. Basically a one time setup for group mailings.

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