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Re: [Lynx-dev] Default file name when saving HTML documents to disk

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Default file name when saving HTML documents to disk
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 21:48:49 -0400
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060419 Tunik Vlad-cvt002 wrote:
> When the 'P' (print) command is used Print Options screen is displayed.
> If 'Save to a local file' is selected the user is prompted
> to enter a file name & is presented with the default file name
> which is formed differently depending on the document type.
> If the document is <file_name>.cgi then the default file name is
> the same name as the document name: <file_name>.cgi.
> If the user uses this default they will overwrite the original .cgi script
> making this particular HTML page unusable.
> Is there a way to control the default file name ?

You can control which directory the saved doc is written to:
see  SAVE_SPACE  in  lynx.cfg .  That should protect the original script.

> We run Lynx Version 2.8.4 rel.1 on RedHat Linux.

That's rather out-of-date: the latest is 2.8.6dev.17 , which is stable.

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