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Mbox files [message #992] Tue, 04 February 2020 23:29 Go to next message
Simon Smailus
Messages: 3
Registered: April 2020
Junior Member
Does foxtrot pro index mbox files? Are mbox files better to use than
.eml/.emlx?
Re: Mbox files [message #994 is a reply to message #992] Wed, 05 February 2020 02:40 Go to previous messageGo to next message
José Antonio Galian
Messages: 5
Registered: December 2018
Junior Member
Simon:

In the end you need two pieces for Mbox to work with Foxtrot:

1. A Spotlight importer, so Foxtrot can index.
2. A Quicklook plugin, so we can view the preview in the app.

The same is true for EML/EMLX, or any other file type, by the way. I have
checked Spotlight importers for EML/EMLX, since I tried Foxtrot a long type
ago. I found, and recommended in the past, Eaglefiler, MailMate and
Muttlight.

Quicklook plugins is another issue, because Apple's own Quicklook plugin
used to work properly. Until Catalina. And for EMLX it doesn't work very
well at all, although is manageable, at least for me.

The only solution for our EML/EMLX problem, is that someone develop a new
plugin from scratch. There is a trick to make RTF Quicklook plugin to work
with EML/EMLX, but is not the best solution.




On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 4:29:43 PM UTC-6, Simon Smailus wrote:
>
> Does foxtrot pro index mbox files? Are mbox files better to use than
> .eml/.emlx?
>
Re: Mbox files [message #995 is a reply to message #992] Wed, 05 February 2020 02:44 Go to previous message
José Antonio Galian
Messages: 5
Registered: December 2018
Junior Member
me (José Antonio Galiano Sandoval change)
7:40 PM (3 minutes ago)
Simon:

In the end you need two pieces for Mbox to work with Foxtrot:

1. A Spotlight importer, so Foxtrot can index.
2. A Quicklook plugin, so we can view the preview in the app.

The same is true for EML/EMLX, or any other file type, by the way. I have
checked Spotlight importers for EML/EMLX, since I tried Foxtrot a long time
ago. I found, and recommended in the past, Eaglefiler, MailMate and
Muttlight.

Quicklook plugins is another issue, because Apple's own Quicklook plugin
used to work properly. Until Catalina. And for EMLX it doesn't work very
well at all, although is manageable, at least for me.

The only solution for our EML/EMLX problem, is that someone develop a new
plugin from scratch. There is a trick to make RTF Quicklook plugin to work
with EML/EMLX, but is not the best solution.


On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 4:29:43 PM UTC-6, Simon Smailus wrote:
>
> Does foxtrot pro index mbox files? Are mbox files better to use than
> .eml/.emlx?
>
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