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Re: lynx-dev [PATCH 2.8.3.dev6] patch that will prevent returning

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev [PATCH 2.8.3.dev6] patch that will prevent returning
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 1999 03:17:29 -0400 (EDT)

990814 Vlad Harchev wrote: 
> 990814 Philip Webb wrote:
>>> This patch will prevent annoying behaviour
>>> when pressing extra Key-Left in textfield activates the previous document.
>> i don't want this change, let alone need it:
>> when using Lynx to read newspapers, not infrequently i encounter
>> a form field saying eg `enter your name here to win our blah-blah':
>> it's at the top of the screen, so the hilite is there,
>> & all i want to do is exit the document
>> & go back to the index of news stories: Left-Arrow does just that.
>> so AT A MINIMUM, make your device changeable in  lynx.cfg ,
>> preferably with the existing behaviour as default.
> OK, old behaviour is considered usable too.
> Can you help invent names for  lynx.cfg  setting?
> Will TEXTAREA_STOP_AT_LEFT_EDGE be ok as lynx.cfg setting?

i'ld make the default  LEFT_ARROW_MAY_EXIT_TEXTAREA:TRUE .
>> i haven't seen any need to update my version since 2-8-2dev.19 ,
> if you read a lot of papers (texts with majority of human words
> and nonwrappable not URLs), IMO you'll enjoy justifiying lynx
> Complete support for justification is in 2.8.3dev6.

it's a stimulant ...

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