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lynx-dev Interrupting operation in process: use 'z'

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: lynx-dev Interrupting operation in process: use 'z'
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 15:13:13 -0500 (CDT)

On Sat, 15 Jul 2000, Joris Dobbelsteen wrote:

> Another problem I run into (maybe shouldn't write it in this e-mail, so if
> you reply on this subject, please change the e-mails subject (got it???)) is


> that if I'm connecting to a server and typed the wrong URL (document or
> server or something) I have to wait untill this sequence of downloading the
> 'wrong' document or scanning servers fails, and the ESC key doesn't cancel
> the operation, and there isn't an other key that is intend for canceling
> actions (so is  my oppinion). Maybe a patch on this???

Use 'z' or maybe Ctrl-g, not ESC.

> Please note that I'm using a Windows console port Lynx versions (japanse
> one?). The user-agent header says: Lynx/2.8.3dev.14 libwww-FM/2.14FM. To be
> short: Lynx 2.8.3 for Win32. Made by address@hidden

Ctrl-g and 'z' should work on all platforms.

Well they may not work everywhere if the operation that hangs is a
hostname lookup.  But I think they do in the Win32 versions.


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