Revmail problems on Windows 8
David V Glasgow
dvglasgow at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 15:25:24 CEST 2015
I am just doing the final tweaks on an app designed for an NHS Trust to support clinical decision making . It is exclusively a Win environment. So far, apart from the usual font faff, the deployment platform hasn’t given me any real headaches. However, a week before roll out I have learned that a button designed as a last resort call for help doesn’t work. I had carefully tested all the complex stuff, but hadn’t bothered with this because it was a single line of script:
revMail “Cluster.Buster@*************.nhs.uk",,"Cluster Buster - help I'm stuck"
It works fine in the dev environment, and on Mac standalones. On Windows 8 it does nothing.
Just in case it was an inclusions thing, I switched to automatic inclusions, but this made no difference.
Is there any possibility it is a security setting on the network? I can talk to the NHS Trust IT folks next week, but I am a bear of little brain when it comes to Win networks, and I could do with a few sensible pointers if this is a possibility.
I noticed that just about 2 years ago Mark Stuart reported that Revmail didn’t then work on Windows 8. That couldn’t still be an issue, could it?
Finally, are there any pointers to a simple alternative approach to Revmail? (bearing in mind I have no control and very little access to any aspects of the platform or network)
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