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Users are requesting that FreeMind supports various protocols that are currently unsupported. These include the following:
Users are requesting that FreeMind supports various protocols that are currently unsupported. These include the following:
* "onenote://"[http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2306014&group_id=7118&atid=107118] -- for Microsoft OneNote
* "onenote://"[http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2306014&group_id=7118&atid=107118] -- for Microsoft OneNote
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* "mid:/"[http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1738366&group_id=7118&atid=307118] -- for messages
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* "mid://"[http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1738366&group_id=7118&atid=307118] -- for messages
* "notes://"[http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1763220&group_id=7118&atid=357118] -- for Lotus Notes
* "notes://"[http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1763220&group_id=7118&atid=357118] -- for Lotus Notes

Revision as of 09:27, 6 December 2008

FreeMind supports having one hyperlink per node, linking to web pages, mail addresses, and to local files.

Contents

Implementation

Making hyperlinks work fine on all the supported platforms including Microsoft Windows, Max OS X and Linux is technically tricky, requiring dedicated code for each group of platforms.

Methods
Class Method Description
FreeMind openDocument
Tools urlGetFile A heuristic workaround.
Tools fileToUrl Converts a file to URL, working around Java issues.

Cases

Type Case Example Path Note
Local file Unix path "/folder/some more/file"
Local file Windows drive path "C:\Users\User Joe\file"
Local file Windows network path "\\hostname\folder\file" Following is broken in 0.9.0 beta 18.

Protocols

Users are requesting that FreeMind supports various protocols that are currently unsupported. These include the following:

  • "onenote://"[1] -- for Microsoft OneNote
  • "mid://"[2] -- for messages
  • "notes://"[3] -- for Lotus Notes

Tracker items

Links

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