[elinks-users] Printing - no not the dump way

Chris Jones cjns1989 at gmail.com
Fri May 18 10:36:16 PDT 2012


On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:04:39AM EDT, Mayuresh wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 12:51:18AM -0400, Chris Jones wrote:
> > | $ elinks -dump-width nnn -dump URL | lpr -P PDF 
> 
> Will try that out. Thanks.
> 
> Not sure how it would know it should fill the gaps left between line
> drawing character though.
> 
> > Only other thing that comes to mind is that if it's just the tables
> > bothering you, you might be able to write a script to postprocess the
> > output of ?elinks -dump? and replace the pluses and dashes by the
> > better-looking line-drawing characters and add it as a filter to the
> > pipe above.
> 
> Yes. Sounds a bit challenging with + used in table corners as well as
> within table etc. (for example).

Nice little regex exercise ;-)

Other options is to check out the ouput from lynx & w3m... though
I doubt they do better than ELinks.

CJ

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