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Action > Emails with > Airmail

Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:33 pm
by scottblackman
I've begun using Airmail (v 1.0.5). It appears that the feature allowing me to invoke Launchbar to send a file attachment (Instant send?) doesn't recognize Airmail when it's set to the default email client.

Am I misunderstanding how this preference is set in Launchbar? Should I be able to have Airmail set as my default email reader and expect Launchbar to recognize that? If not, is there a script I can modify or write that would allow me to have Launchbar recognize Airmail as my default email reader?

Re: Action > Emails with > Airmail

Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:44 pm
by Chazzo
I can confirm that LB's built-in Actions and Services work for me with Airmail without any customisation.

When Airmail is set as my default mail client, the "Compose Email" action creates a new blank message in Airmail. To send a file attachment I can use the "Send with Airmail" service. I'm not sure if LB has any other mail-related actions or services.

I'm using Airmail 1.0.5 and 1.0.6b, LaunchBar 5.5.2 and OS X 10.8.4.

One niggle (not LB's fault) is that LB describes "Send with Airmail" an an "Airmail Beta Service", which is what I want because I prefer the beta version. However, when I invoke this service it launches the release version of Airmail. I can't locate this service -- it isn't in my Services folder and it doesn't seem to be part of the Airmail program bundle -- but as I say that is nothing to do with LB.

The "Compose Email" action, on the other hand, is under LB's control and so works correctly with the beta.


Re: Action > Emails with > Airmail

Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:08 am
by greneholt
Yes, those actions work, but in Preferences->Actions->Options->Create emails with, Airmail is not an option. This prevents me from sending attachments straight to people in my contacts.

Re: Action > Emails with > Airmail

Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:54 pm
by ecormany
i just switched over to Airmail today and noticed the same problem. Airmail seems to be gaining a following, so it would be good to have official support. is there documentation on how to make a custom script as a workaround in the meantime?

Re: Action > Emails with > Airmail

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:53 pm
by Bogusmonkey
I would love to see Launchbar support the Airmail app!
Or if some computer wizard could wright a script for it ...

Re: Action > Emails with > Airmail

Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:59 am
by ymo
Same for me. LB should offer an option to enter the Applications folder and select the user's preferred mail client.