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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.2dev.15

From: Greg Marr
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.2dev.15
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 16:22:29 -0500

At 03:56 PM 1/28/99 , Bela wrote:
>Enhancement request [if not already done]: add a way to expand form
>textareas *on-screen* without invoking external editor.  e.g. suppose
>I've filled 10 lines of a 10-line on-screen textarea, then use "edit
>externally" and add an 11th line.  As I understand it (not having tried
>the new facility yet), on return to Lynx, I'll see the new contents, all
>11 lines' worth -- the on-screen space will have expanded.  The request
>is, now that we know how to do that, add another key which means "skip
>the editor, just gimme another blank line at the bottom of this
>textarea my cursor is in".  (We could also think about auto-expanding
>when hitting return in the last on-screen line -- but some user
>interface dangers there, need to be careful about it.)

Someone else asked recently about being able to paste a text file into a
textarea.  It can be done through the external editor, but having an "Insert
File" function might be nice.

Greg Marr
"We thought you were dead." 
"I was, but I'm better now." - Sheridan, "The Summoning"

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