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Re: lynx-dev local use of Lynx?

From: Al Gilman
Subject: Re: lynx-dev local use of Lynx?
Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 08:22:11 -0400 (EDT)

to follow up on what Marco Morales said:

> I downloaded lynx for Win NT, and it works fine...
> although what I would REALLY like is a text browser that will read local
> files off my computer, so I can test my web pages before uploading them
> on the web.
> would Lynx do that? 


Explore what the use of file: URLs will do for you.

Suppose I have a page with the "DOS file name" of


Then to browse that file I would use the g)o command and answer
the dialog prompt with


In fact I recommend that you change the STARTFILE setting in
you lynx.cfg setup to start at a local file in this way.


More info:  

"finding and using lynx.cfg" in

"Supported URLS.." in Lynx h)elp documentation.

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