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Re: lynx-dev very long string in select option box gets cut off

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev very long string in select option box gets cut off
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 14:24:29 -0400
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On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 12:07:11PM +0900, Henry Nelson wrote:
> This problem is a little hard to explain since it wouldn't normally
> show up in a language with spaces between words.  The sample below
> mimics the problem, where, when an option within a select already
> pushed toward the right margin is very long, the option box gets cut
> in half, and there doesn't seem to be any way to scroll right to read
> the cut-off portion.
> I tried '}' ("Shift the screen right."), but nothing happens.  However,
> if I look at 'K'ey commands available, '}' isn't listed.  Did I miss a
> compile option, or is it a feature not available with SLang?
> Or, does this html cause a problem for Lynx?  (Vaguely I seem to recall
> that Lynx used to shift these long option boxes to the left so that you
> could read to the end of the line, but you all know how bad my memory is.)

Perhaps you're thinking of the curses configuration.  The popup menu there
is made wide enough to fit the line.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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