[elinks-users] Re: caret browsing

Petr Baudis pasky at ucw.cz
Thu Oct 23 07:53:49 PDT 2003

Dear diary, on Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 01:04:33PM CEST, I got a letter,
where Johannes Zellner <johannes at zellner.org> told me, that...
> Hi,


> does elinks support something which is called "caret browsing" in
> Mozilla? -- If this is on, the cursor motion is not limited to jump
> between links but can be moved anywhere on the text. Example:
> [link 1] [link 2] [link 3] [link 4] [link 5] [link 6] [link 7] [link 8]
> [link 9]
> suppose the cursor on [link 1] initially. If I'd like to choose [link 9],
> I'd have to press the <down> key repeatedly to navigate over all the
> other links. If elinks would have something like "caret browsing",
> [link 9] could be reached starting from [link 1] by just pressing a
> single key stroke for moving the cursor down.

this is called cursor routing in the ELinks terminology and it has its
entry in Bugzilla. No patches so far, though ;-).

				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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