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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 20:29:57 -0400
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On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 09:45:10AM +0900, Henry Nelson wrote:
> > > 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.
> I'm not sure what you're indicating here.  Are you saying in the "curses
> configuration" that the popup menu is moved to the left until the longest
> line among the options of the menu fits on the screen?  (Or are you
> confirming that shifting the screen ('{' and '}') are only available with
> curses?

both (but shifting the screen is curses-specific, and doesn't really affect
how popup windows are handled).
> The former, "fitting the line into the terminal space", should work
> with SLang as well, not just curses.

it should, but the code involved is different (if it shared more code, it
would track with other changes).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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