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Re: lynx-dev SCROLL_STEP

From: Al Gilman
Subject: Re: lynx-dev SCROLL_STEP
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 14:12:36 -0400 (EDT)

to follow up on what Jason F. McBrayer said:
> PW> no, no: surely Jason's idea -- certainly mine -- was that there
> PW> would be a global SCROLL_STEP defined in lynx.cfg , so the user
> PW> could choose a regular number of lines to scroll, albeit not
> PW> changeable at command time; maybe it could also be changeable via
> PW> the options screen.
> Yes, that was certainly the idea I had in mind.  It would not involve
> any new keymappings, it would just change the behavior of ( and ) or
> ^N and ^P to scroll some fixed number of lines defined in lynx.cfg or
> .lynxrc (probably easier from a programming perspective to put it in
> lynx.cfg).  It would be sort-of like the behavior of the scroll-step
> variable in Emacs, which is where I took the name from.
> PW> is it difficult to program?  it looks like a very simple change.
> I'm afraid I'm too busy to take a look at it.  I would think it would
> be easy, though.

Anyone looking at this, please consider looking at PAGE_LAP
(number of lines to repeat when paging up/down with e.g. <SPACE>
and 'b'.  If it is the same pieces of code that would be touched.


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