Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 139026
Attachment cannot be opened in new evolution
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:54 EST
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Description of problem:
Microsoft Excel spreadsheet attachment cannot be opened under
evolution. In FC2, the feature is functional.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open an e-mail with execl attchment
2. Click on the icon
3. Only "save as" is available
Actual Results: I have to save the attached file to hard disk and
open it with openoffice.
Expected Results: Should be opened directly
Also experiencing this, very frustrating. :)
Please can you report what MIME type the message reports the
attachment as being (you can see this by selecting View->Message
Display->Show Email Source and looking for a line that says
Try updating to the latest redhat-menus package, which may fix this
(you may need to run update-desktop-database afterwards, then restart
This is an XLS attached by another person using Evolution via Exchange
Closing per lack of response to previous request for information.
This bug was originally filed against a much earlier version of Fedora
Core, and significant changes have taken place since the last version
for which this bug is confirmed.
Note that FC3 and FC4 are supported by Fedora Legacy for security
fixes only. Please install a still supported version and retest. If
it still occurs on FC5 or FC6, please reopen and assign to the correct
version. Otherwise, if this a security issue, please change the
product to Fedora Legacy. Thanks, and we are sorry that we did not
get to this bug earlier.