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Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx pre-processing

From: Rado S
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx pre-processing
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2008 15:01:07 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17 (2007-11-01)

=- Patrick wrote on Wed  6.Aug'08 at 19:09:36 -0700 -=

> > =- Henry Nelson wrote on Tue  5.Aug'08 at 13:41:12 +0900 -=
> > 
> > > {...} or pass the content to a pre-processor for Lynx.
> > 
> > How does this work exactly?
> > I'd like lynx to act as pager for example for pdf2txt and word2txt
> > converters, so I don't have to employ "less".
> echo foo | lynx -stdin
> You'd get better results with HTML output than plaintext, of
> course.  Seems it always treats standard input as HTML.

Sorry, I expected some other kind of preprocessing, _within_ lynx,
much like "display_filter" or by mailcap in "mutt". :)

=- Henry Nelson wrote on Thu  7.Aug'08 at 14:23:06 +0900 -=

> > I'd like lynx to act as pager for example for pdf2txt and word2txt
> Well, you're going to embarrass the **** out of me now, but what I
> use for doc files (English or Japanese) is:

_I_? You use that. :)

> DOWNLOADER:View doc:wvWare -c sjis -1 %s|nkf -Se|lynx -stdin -nolist:TRUE
> and for pdf files (English only) is:
> DOWNLOADER:View pdf:pdftotext %s -|par 72|most:TRUE
> Enter these in your "lynx.cfg" file.

Ah well, I knew about this, but that wasn't what I was hoping for,
see above.

> Don't forget that Lynx has evoked that last program (lynx or most
> in the examples), so you have to exit that to get back to the
> instance of lynx you started from.

That's exactly what I was looking for to avoid.

>   "Using Lynx is like wearing a really good pair of shades: cuts out
>    the glare and harmful UV (ultra-vanity), and you feel so-o-o COOL."
>                                          -- me, March 1999

Now I must know this: is the "me" == Henry Nelson?

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