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Re: lynx-dev patch that allows text inputs to be non-sticky

From: Vlad Harchev
Subject: Re: lynx-dev patch that allows text inputs to be non-sticky
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1999 12:07:34 +0500 (SAMST)

On Wed, 28 Jul 1999, Klaus Weide wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Jul 1999 address@hidden wrote:
> > On Tue, 27 Jul 1999, Vlad Harchev wrote:
> > >On Wed, 28 Jul 1999 address@hidden wrote:
> > >
> > >>[Vlad:] 
> > >> >>  Also, when textarea (textinput with multiply lines) is encountered, 
> > >> >> user has
> > >> >> to activate each line of it separately (seems not too bad).
> > >> 
> > >> Yeah, hopefully you will be able to just arrow over it with one key,
> > >> just like a regular link -- i.e. downarrow gets you to 'editfield 
> > >> selected
> > >> but not editing', downarrow again moves you to the next item..
> > >
> > > Seems that you'll be unable to edit, say, 3rd line of textarea if such 
> > > logic
> > >will be implemented. 
> > 
> > Well, I don't know how hard this is to implement in the source, but all
> > I'm talking about is the whole text area to act as if it were ONE big 
> > thing, even though it's really a bunch of separate lines edited "together".
> > (This is what I gather from the discussion here.)
> That's a job for TAB (and backtab if you have it).  I don't think Down
> Arrow and Up Arrow should suddenly change meaning depending on the state
> of 'activatedness'.

  But this can be easy implemented (I'm doing it, but reading your message,
decided that this should also be configurable :)
 We have another problem now:

 what commandline switch and lynx.cfg setting should this controlled by?

 Anyway, I have to send a patch: (the was a bug in my statusline changes - 
when the text field becomes activated, statusline is not changed) - now it's

 As for textarea support, the next patch will provide the following
 when autogrowing textarea, the just added text line becomes 'active'

>    Klaus

 Best regards,

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