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Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx for Windows configuration?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx for Windows configuration?
Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:59:32 -0400
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On Thu, Oct 03, 2013 at 12:41:40PM -0700, Dr H wrote:
> Recently I installed Lynx 2.8.3 on a Windows XP Pro system.
> It works great; no problem running the program or accessing the web.
> There are just two problems I'd like to fix, if possible, that
> could probably be addressed through configuration settings...
> if I could where they are, and what they need to be changed to.
> 1) Lynx opens in a tiny window in the upper right of my screen,
>    no more than 2" x 3".  The "expand to full screen" icon in
>    the upper right is greyed-out, and I haven't been able to
>    figure out how to make the window any larger.  I would like
>    to run it "maximized".  Is this possible?

control/Z maximizes the window (it's not 100% okay - on some displays
there's some error which makes it not useful, but on _most_ it seems okay)
> 2) The default colors seem to be dark blue text on a dark grey
>    background, with links in dark purple.  Not the easiest
>    combination to read (or see, for that matter).  I would
>    like to change the default screen colors to a -black-
>    background, with light text (either white or green prefered).
>    Is this possible?

That's a configuration file - specified in lynx.bat (if you're looking
at the downloads from my site).  Specifically this setting:

set lynx_lss=%HOME%\opaque.lss

any of the ".lss" files can work.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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