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Re: lynx-dev Current rendering state info

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Current rendering state info
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 1998 22:35:01 +0300 (MSK)

>> Since there are quite a few toggling commands that can affect the rendering
>> of documents, I sometimes can't recall just how I'm viewing things, if I've
>> been playing-around with the rendering.
>> It would really be nice if the current settings could be reflected in the
>> statusline (as single character "flags"), and/or perhaps more descriptively
>> in the "=" info page,

> perhaps showing the character that you use for toggling.

>> Also, having a command that would reset all the toggles to their startup
>> values would be convenient, at times.
>> Has anyone considered doing anything like this?  Or am I perhaps overlooking
>> some obscure place where the current state *is* shown?
>> I guess I'm mostly talking about:
>> ^V          SWITCH_DTD    switch between two ways of parsing HTML
>> "           SOFT_DQUOTES  toggle valid vs. soft double-quote parsing
>> '           HISTORICAL    toggle historical vs. valid/minimal comment parsing
>> *           IMAGE_TOGGLE  toggle handling of all images as links
>> @           RAW_TOGGLE    toggle raw 8-bit translations or CJK mode ON or OFF
>> [           INLINE_TOGGLE toggle pseudo-ALTs for inlines with no ALT string
>> \           SOURCE        toggle source/presentation for current document
>> `           MINIMAL       toggle minimal vs. valid comment parsing

> or perhaps, show the current state of these in the options menu, as part
> of the labels (aren't a couple of them set via options as well?).

>> On a somewhat different topic, having a runtime toggle to set/clear the
>> ACCEPT_ALL_COOKIES state would be useful, I think.  Perhaps while others
>> are sorting-out the exact functionality of A_A_C, such a toggle could be
>> added ...?
>> Comments?

All these toggles currently available from form-based options menu
which are not essential (IMO), and SOURCE info shown in status line.

>> /kim
>> PS: Happy New Year to all ...!

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