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Several hyperlinks broken

Sep 6, 2014, 20:05
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Several hyperlinks broken
Hi all, it seems several hyperlinks (mostly within the Help menu) come up with the following error: Could not show link. No application is registered as handling this file.

The easiest example would be to go to Help - About and then click on Visit the GIMP website link. Is this an issue with Chrome not being recognized by GIMP as the web browser? I'm using the latest version by the way, 2.8.14.
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Sep 6, 2014, 21:38
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RE: Several hyperlinks broken
(Sep 6, 2014 20:05)adrian5683 Wrote:  Hi all, it seems several hyperlinks (mostly within the Help menu) come up with the following error: Could not show link. No application is registered as handling this file.

The easiest example would be to go to Help - About and then click on Visit the GIMP website link. Is this an issue with Chrome not being recognized by GIMP as the web browser? I'm using the latest version by the way, 2.8.14.
Hi adrian5683
I'm using Gimp 2.8.6 and I get the same message with the Help About link too.
Never noticed it before...as a temp solution, right click the link and copy URL.
Then paste it into your browser.
I don't think it has anything to do with Chrome as I do not use that browser and yet I get the same message.
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Sep 7, 2014, 08:59
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RE: Several hyperlinks broken
Works in my PClinuxOS / Gimp 2.8.14 so it might be a Windows thing.
It is even a bit strange here as it defaults to my Opera Browser application, which is not set as the default browser.
In windows if it is going to work I would expect it to open IE.

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Sep 7, 2014, 09:28
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RE: Several hyperlinks broken
Works okay for me. Running Linux Mint 17 and FireFox. Does sound like it could be a windows problem.

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