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ATT

[[ATT=type|separator]]

Return the filename of each attachment and optional also its size.

type [optional] A type of name (default) just returns the name and full also returns the file size of each attachment.
separator [optional] If there are several attachments, this string is used for separating them. Default is ", ". Other examples are "\n" or ",\n".

Examples:

[[ATT]] [[ATT=full]]


CLIPBOARD

[[CLIPBOARD]]

Gets the current clipboard.


COUNTER

[[COUNTER]]

Returns a counter that increase every time it gets inserted. Could be used to get unique numbers. It will return the same number, if used multiple times within the same template.


DATE

[[DATE=type]]

Gets the current date.

type optional The type may be short (default), long or monthname. The actually inserted value depends on the language of your OS.

Examples:

[[DATE]] [[DATE=long]]


FILE

[[FILE=path]]

Gets the content of a local plain text file. For remote files use URL and if you want a file to be added as an attachment use the attachment field in the Quicktext settings window.

path [required] The path to the local file.

Examples:

[[FILE=C:\file.txt]]


FROM

[[FROM=type]]

Gets the value from the from-field. First it tries to get the value from the address book. If that is not possible, it tries to parse the mail address.

type [required] The type may be email, firstname, lastname, fullname, displayname, nickname, ...

A full list of all allowed attributes can be found here.

Examples:

[[FROM=firstname]] [[FROM=fullname]]


INPUT

[[INPUT=name|type|options]]

Displays a prompt and you have to fill in or choose a value.

name [required] The name is shown in the prompt so you know what kind of value you should fill in.
type [required] If you choose text you will be prompted for the the value, if you choose select you can select one of the predefined options.
options [optional] Does not need to be set if you use type text. But if you use type select its needs to be a semicolon-separated list.

Examples:

[[INPUT=Age]] [[INPUT=Creditcard|select|Visa;Master Card;American Express]]


ORGATT

[[ORGATT=separator]]

Gets the attachments from the mail you are answering.

separator [optional] If there are several attachments, this string is used for separating them. Default is ", ". Other examples are "\n" or ",\n".
Examples:

[[ORGATT]] [[ORGATT=\n]]


ORGHEADER

[[ORGHEADER=type|separator]]

Gets the headers from the mail you are answering.

type [required] Which header you want. For example "to" or "reply-to". separator [optional] If there are several headers of the type you chose, this string is used for separating them. Default is ", ". Other examples are "\n" or ",\n".

Examples:

[[ORGHEADER=to]] [[ORGHEADER=received|\n\n]]


SCRIPT

[[SCRIPT=name|...]]

Runs a userscript with the specified name.

name [required] The name of any of your scripts. ... Depends if the scripts needs extra arguments or not.

Examples:

[[SCRIPT=myscript]] [[SCRIPT=myscript|myvar1|myvar2]]


SUBJECT

[[SUBJECT]]

Gets the subject.


TEXT

[[TEXT=group|name]]

Inserts another template.

group [required] The name of the group that the text is in. name [required] The name of the text you want to insert

Examples:

[[TEXT=mygroup|mytext]]


TIME

[[TIME=type]]

Gets the time.

type [optional] noseconds, seconds Noseconds: 11:37. Seconds: 11:37:54.

Examples:

[[TIME]] [[TIME=seconds]]


TO

[[TO=type|separator]]

Gets the value from the to-field.

type [required] email, firstname, lastname, fullname, displayname, nickname, ... First it tries to get the values from the adressbook. If that not is possible it tries to parse the mailaddress. In the latest version of Quicktext you can use any value that you find here. Just lowercase the property name. separator [optional] If there is several recipient this string is used for separating them. Default is ", ". Other examples are "\n" or ",\n".

Examples:

[[TO=firstname]] [[TO=fullname|,\n]]


URL

[[URL=url|data]]

Makes a POST, GET or OPTIONS call to the specified url and insert the text that is returned.

url [required] The url that you want the call to be made to. data [optional] att, clipboard, counter, date, from, orgatt, orgheader, subject, time, to, version This specifies what values that is POSTed to the url

Examples:

[[URL=http://example.com]] [[URL=http://example.com|to;from]]


VERSION

[[VERSION=type]]

Gets the version of Thunderbird you are using.

type [optional] full, number Full: Thunderbird 1.5.0.4. Number: 1.5.0.4.

Examples:

[[VERSION]] [[VERSION=number]]

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