Revmail won't work with Outlook (Really??)

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Jan 29 00:51:50 CET 2016


I'll give that a go. I shudder though at converting my stacks. Bad experience but I will make a backup. 

Bob S


> On Jan 28, 2016, at 10:31 , Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
> 
> Bob Sneidar wrote:
> > I issue the command revmail theHelpdeskEmail, theDispatcherList,
> > theSubject, theServiceData and I get an error dialog: "Cannot start
> > Microsoft Outlook. The command line arguement is not valid. Verify
> > the switch you are using." The command works on the MacOS, but not
> > in Windows. I haven't tested this at all with any other mail clients,
> > but I am wondering if anyone else has and ran into this.
> >
> > I am using Windows 7, Outlook 2013 and LC 676
> >
> > Also as an aside, I DL'd the 6.7.8 installer, but when I try to
> > install it, I get the error message, "Could not launch installer
> > slave. I am running as an administrator. <sigh>
> >
> > I think I will have to switch to version 7 soon.
> 
> Good plan.  V6 is slated for EOL soon, and 7 not long behind it (probably both will move out of maintenance once v8 goes final).
> 
> If the problem persists in v7 try the latest build of v8, and if it persists there then please file a bug report.
> 
> Even better, if you can figure out what switches Outlook needs you can fix it yourself and submit a pull request.  Most of the IDE code has been migrated to script-only stacks that are plain text, easy to work with, and integrate nicely with Github's merge.
> 
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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