Open XPA from link within an Email

Graham White



We want to be able to open XPA and pass a parameter from a link within an email and I notice this was posted back in 2015 with no resolution.  I am wondering if anyone has had any success with it and if so could pass the “how to” on to me.




Graham White
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Andreas Sedlmeier

On Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 06:01 AM, Graham White wrote:

I am wondering if anyone has had any success with it and if so could pass the “how to” on to me.


You can utilize Windows protocol hanlers / handling for this. Basically you just have to add some stuff to the registry for the protocol you invent and then use that protocol as part of the URL in your email - like magic://print-invoice?invno=4711 or so. I did this long time ago with Magic 8 even I think. Worked fine - basically. Its a bit of a security issue of course.

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