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Re: lynx-dev Scrollback buffer in w2k

From: rvazan
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Scrollback buffer in w2k
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 16:59:58 +0200

I've downloaded 2.8.5dev.2 version and it seems it works. Thanks.

Doug Kaufman <address@hidden> on 08/28/2001 04:34:43 PM

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> Hello, I've just downloaded lynx and wanna run it on w2k. It appears to
> work, but it renders page on top of w2k's scrollback buffer and status
> on bottom of scrollback. Every time I press key I am scrolled to bottom
> buffer, which makes lynx somewhat hard to use. :-) I've tried
> -enable_scrollback and played with w2k settings but nothing helps. I
> couldn't find anything on inet, except some notice that scrollback was
> fixed in some previous release. I have version 2.8.2rel.1. Thanks in
> advance.

The first thing to try is to switch to the current version of lynx. It
sounds like you downloaded a binary from Wayne Buttles' web site. This
version is quite old and many bugs have been fixed subsequently. You can
get the 2.8.5dev.2 binary from Hiroyuki Senshu's web site or the
2.8.4pre.4 from Jim Spath's web site. If you get the 2.8.5dev.2 version,
look for the full lynx.cfg within the distribution. The one in the top
directory is usually optimized for Japanese viewing (I didn't check this

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