[elinks-users] Piping to elinks - skip popup dialog?

Jim Pryor lists+elinks-users at jimpryor.net
Fri Jan 22 15:10:02 PST 2010


On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 03:59:20PM -0500, Miciah Dashiel Butler Masters wrote:
> On 01/22/2010 03:43 PM, Chris Jones wrote:
> [...]
> > What I'm doing is using the mutt mailer's '|' aka 'pipe' command to
> > switch to Elinks with the current message as input. From that point on I
> > am in 'browser mode', and can navigate the message as if it were a web
> > page, and otherwise benefite from all of Elinks's rendering and
> > navigation features, which is considerably more effective than having
> > the message rendered 'elinks -dump' or harvesting the links via urlview
> > or urlscan.
> >
> > In essence, it's as if I had converted a text file/message to html and
> > pointed ELinks to the resulting file.
> >
> > This work quite well, except that I'm getting a little frustrated at
> > seeing this popup and having to hit<Enter>  all the time. :-)
> 
> Try running ELinks with -eval 'set mime.default_type = "text/html"'.

This should be the same as using -force-html. I'm not promising you it
is the same, but it's supposed to be the same.

-- 
Jim Pryor
profjim at jimpryor.net



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