[elinks-users] Fwd: Open link in external browser?

Thomas Adam thomas.adam22 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 15:48:41 PDT 2007


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From: Raffi Khatchadourian <khatchad at cse.ohio-state.edu>
Date: 13 Sep 2007 23:47
Subject: Re: [elinks-users] Open link in external browser?
To: Thomas Adam <thomas.adam22 at gmail.com>


Thanks Thomas!

On Thu 13.Sep'07 at 18:53:46 +0100, Thomas Adam wrote:
>On 13/09/2007, Raffi Khatchadourian <khatchad at cse.ohio-state.edu>
>wrote:
>> Hi. I was wondering if elinks had the feature of "open link in
>> external browser" and if not, if I could request it. This would be
>> useful for people that use elinks with text-based email editors like
>> mutt to view html email. Another name could be "follow link on system
>> (or external) browser." Thanks!
>
>You want URI-passing in ELinks.
>
>Via the ELinks menu, go to:
>
>Setup -> Option Manager -> Document -> URI Passing
>
>>From there you'll be able to add an option to the passing stuff --
>call it something like the name of the browser you wish to use, such as
>"Firefox".  When you've added it, click edit, and enter something like:
>
>firefox %c 2>/dev/null
>
>Then save the options from the Options manager.
>
>-- Thomas Adam



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