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Re: lynx-dev right-left scroll (was -dont-wrap-pre)

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev right-left scroll (was -dont-wrap-pre)
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 1999 11:19:49 -0600 (CST)

On Sun, 31 Oct 1999, Vlad Harchev wrote:

>   May be there is a cheap hack to achieve L-R scrolling. If 'screen' allows
> windows to be wider than actual screen, and allows to L-R scroll them (I
> don't use it since I don't have time to study it) , then IMO it's possible to 
> add commandline switch like '-table-cols' that will specify how wide tables 
> can be. Eg, if you use 80-col terminal, then running lynx with commandline
>  'lynx -cols=80 -table-cols=160' will allow rendered tables to take no more
> than 2 actual screens wide, while making other content to fit in 80 chars.
>  Seems this is a nice idea (if screen satisfies conditions specified).
>  Klaus, what do you think?

A "solution" that relies on screen-specific hacks is no solution.


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