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[color:blue]Here's the background info:

I started work on a contact db that I can access from an iPhone, or in fact from any browser while I am out of the office.

So far I have been using Remote Desktop in XP which is fine for working from home but I needed something else that makes it a bit easier to access contact details for clients and suppliers while out on the road.

AWith almost 3000 contacts I don't want to use the phone book on my iPhone.

After reading a few topics here I have found out that IWP and iPhone are not a happy couple and perhaps there are better options. Despite this I thought I'd give it a go and I have found it to be quite OK for what I need.

The issue I am having though is creating an email link on my db so that I can use it on the iPhone. The "mailto:person@company.com" doesn't work on the iPhone but it works OK in IE7 and Firefox.

[color:blue]So here's the question:

Perhaps this is a limitation of IWP but can anyone help me create a link that will open the mail app on iPhone and populate the To field?

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Hello,

You might want to have a look at FMTouch - http://www.fmtouch.com

a very interesting option imho....

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Is that possibly a limitation of Safari on the iPhone?

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Thanks sky.

I've had a brief look at this - might need to have a closer one.

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Interesting question IdealData. I have googled this one and have come up blank.

I suspect that IWP doesn't allow it but I can't work out why when other "mailto;" links work fine (ie. on other websites).

I was hoping there was some coding I could write and attach it to the Open URL command.

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