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Re: lynx-dev PRINTER options, ordering/selection of

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev PRINTER options, ordering/selection of
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 01:06:39 -0400
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030416 William December Starr wrote:
> As per someone's helpful tip here -- sorry, I've deleted the email in
> a fit of cleaning up so I don't know whose it was -- I've added this line:
>   PRINTER:Append to a local file:sh -c "cat %s >> %s":FALSE
> to my  lynx.cgf  and now I have the option of "printing" a web page\
> by appending it to an existing file.  Yay.
> Two questions about this whole print option business:
> 1. My print screen now looks like this:
>                   Printing Options (Lynx Version 2.8.4rel.1)
>         Document: file://localhost/net/u/1/w/wdstarr/bookmarks.html
>         Number of lines: 46
>         Number of pages: 1 page (approximately)
>      Print options:
>         Save to a local file
>         Mail the file
>         Print to the screen
>         Print out on a printer attached to your vt100 terminal
>         Append to a local file
>         Specify at run-time
>         Use LESS to view
> Is there any way I can make my "Append to a file" option appear
> any higher on the list,
> that is, within rather than after the four pre-defined options?

no: the 1st  4  are pre-ordained by the gods of yore.

> 2. I think that the person who posted the tip said
> he could auto-select that fifth option on the list
> simply by hitting the '5' key.
> That doesn't work for me; what am I doing wrong?

you need to use the 'o'ptions menu to change the 'keypad mode'
to number the links, which then appear as  [1] [2] etc .

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