[reportlab-users] Turn off automatic mailto links?

Matt Folwell mjf at pearson.co.uk
Wed Jul 29 07:13:23 EDT 2009

Robin Becker wrote:

> David Ostroske wrote:

>> Can somebody please show me how to write email addresses (or strings

>> that look like email addresses) without having them treated like

>> mailto links in Adobe Reader?



> I'm fairly sure that is being done by the display application rather

> than anything we do.

It is. There's a option in Adobe Reader (version 8, anyway):
Edit -> Preferences -> General -> Create links from URLs
which is on by default.

Matt Folwell

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