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Re: rss subscribe button when mail is disabled

Subject: Re: rss subscribe button when mail is disabled
From: "Rijk van Geijtenbeek"
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:48:56 +0100
Newsgroups: opera.general

Op Fri, 16 Oct 2009 18:42:14 +0200 schreef Eldersprig <[email protected]>:

I have the built in Opera M2 mail disabled.
When I get to a web page with an RSS, occasionally (if the web site
has it setup like that) after showing the raw RSS xml, there will be a
subscribe button for the feed. Pressing the button gives the error,
"The Opera mail client is disabled. It must be enabled to subscribe to

How do I make that button use my RSS reader of choice? (thunderbird or
possibly google/reader)

I am using Opera 9.64

Update to Opera 10, then you will get a list of online feed readers to pick, including Google Reader. It is not possible to subscribe in other locally installed applications. You can also manually copy & paste the address from the address field of the preview into your favorite feed reader of course.

                                                     Rijk van Geijtenbeek
                                   Opera Software ASA, Documentation & QA
                                    Tweak: http://my.opera.com/Rijk/blog/

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