[MlMt] hover over link to view it?

Shoshanna Green shoshannag at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 15:32:15 EST 2021

I'm bumping this in hopes of new ideas, and maybe Benny chiming in: I'm 
running 5757 under High Sierra 10.13.6 and I have no idea why I don't 
see URL popups when I hover the mouse over a link in a message, but I 
sure wish I did!

On 5 Jan 2021, at 10:37, Shoshanna Green wrote:

> Hm -- could the fact that I do not see a URL displayed when I hover 
> over a link in a message be related to the fact that I also don't see 
> any icons for the Preferences tabs? See https://imgur.com/OeBLfm8 -- 
> each tab is available and has its text label, but is missing the icon 
> that I presume ought to appear above the text.
> On 31 Dec 2020, at 11:00, Shoshanna Green wrote:
>> A reasonable question, but no, I'm not.
>> Glenn's message, which just arrived, reminds me that I should add 
>> that I'm running MailMate 5757 under High Sierra 10.13.6. Maybe the 
>> lack of URL popups is due to my OS being behind the times?
>> On 31 Dec 2020, at 10:30, Guillaume Barrette wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>    Just an idea, may not be related since I don't know exactly 
>>> how this popup is coded, but are you using a custom stylesheet for 
>>> your email viewer? Maybe this could interfere with the popup
>>> --
>>> Guillaume
>>> On 31 Dec 2020, at 10:12, Shoshanna Green wrote:
>>>> Huh -- I'm on 5757 and I'm not seeing it, and haven't for ages. I'm 
>>>> talking not about links where the URL is explicitly shown in the 
>>>> message text, as in Guillaume's message, but about encoded text 
>>>> links, such as in daily news summaries from newspapers: the text 
>>>> says "More Things Are Terrible, Say Sources" and clicking it will 
>>>> take me to an article on the paper's website. Encoded links like 
>>>> those show no popup URLs for me; hovering over them does nothing.
>>>> I restart MailMate at least daily, and I just tried turning my VPN 
>>>> off and restarting MM again, in case that was the problem (even 
>>>> though I had already set MM to bypass the VPN, because it causes 
>>>> SMTP problems in sending mail). No joy. Is there something else 
>>>> that could be blocking this? I can't see anything in the 
>>>> preferences...
>>>> Shoshanna
>>>> On 31 Dec 2020, at 10:02, Guillaume Barrette wrote:
>>>>> Working as well on my side in the non-beta MM version: 5673
>>>>> Have you tried a restart of MailMate and see if this comes back?
>>>>> From here, I see that MM doesn't show it if the address displayed 
>>>>> is the same as the actual one, maybe that what you're seeing?
>>>>> https://lists.freron.com/mailmate/2016-September/006940.html
>>>>> Hope this help!
>>>>> --
>>>>> Guillaume
>>>>> On 31 Dec 2020, at 9:56, Ian Petersen wrote:
>>>>>> Shoshanna,
>>>>>>> I really miss being able to hover over a link in an email and 
>>>>>>> see where it would send me. Might that feature return?
>>>>>> Seems to be working fine here in 5757 …
>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>> Ian

Shoshanna Green (she/her)
shoshannag at gmail.com

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