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Re: LYNX-DEV Forms

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Forms
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 14:37:46 -0400 (EDT)

970821  address@hidden  wrote: 
> I like Lynx, and find that it nicely accomodates the admittedly clumsy
> access to the Web that a text browser must have.  One thing that annoys me
> is the "form" that often comes up in some Web sites.  (The Washington
> Post's, at, is my current problem.)  For one thing,
> the text-entry lines are too short to show all the text
> that can be entered on them. And secondly, there seems no way
> to save or print a copy of the filled-in form.
> (I get just the original, blank form.)

there was some discussion of this a few months ago:
try searching the Archive at
or .
you may be able to handle it by downloading the raw file
& then editing & resubmitting it:
details were slightly technical & it's not something i usually want to do.
> Could these be improved?

maybe: Lynx is developed by volunteers: you're welcome to join them ...
> While I'm here:  Another key-stroke command, to move the cursor down
> half a page (if there's a link there), would help with faster navigation.
> (I know there's one to move the *screen* down half a page.)

simply use numbered links: change  lynx.cfg  or enter  o  for options;
or use search  /  with a suitable string;
or get the development code via ,
which has a new command  123g , which does what you want for numbered links.

> Thanks very much for Lynx.

no doubt noted by the generous people who have created it over time.

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