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Re: [Lynx-dev] retrieving text from html5 page?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] retrieving text from html5 page?
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2014 20:23:20 -0500
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On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 12:19:57PM +1100, address@hidden wrote:
> On Thu, January 9, 2014 11:34 pm, Ian Collier wrote:
> > I note that on one system where I have Lynx 2.8.7 the text field contents
> >  don't show up in the dump, but on another where I have Lynx 2.8.8dev15
> > the contents do show up.  Therefore it might be worth upgrading Lynx.
> thanks!!
> after succeeding in installing latest dev build from home page, I'm
> getting most of the text:
> in -dump text, some fields have been 'trimmed off' at the end, missing one
> of more traling chars;

With -dump, you get just a picture of what is on the screen.
You might (depending on the form) get bigger fields by setting
the -width parameter (but that only allows up to 1000 columns).

A -source of course gives the whole file - but not formatted.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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