This list only summarizes some changes, for a detailed history of changes see the CHANGES file.New features (some are compile-time options):
msgmergeto resync against the current lynx.pot
-cmd_script, to provide a simple command logging and scripting facility.
-stdin, which tells Lynx to read the startfile from standard input.
EXTERNcommand has been defined in lynx.cfg for a given name, allow the user to select one command from a popup menu.
EXTERN_PAGE. Existing keymaps should work since
EXTERN_PAGEruns the external command on the current page. Map comma (,) to
}" and "
|" characters, respectively. This uses SVr4 curses/ncurses pads to make the whole screen treated as a viewport into a very wide screen. A popup menu is presented to select different viewport widths. Repeating the shift command increases the amount by which the screen is shifted.
KEYMAP. This is bound to "
:", so one may for instance type ":quit" to exit. The parser allows unique abbreviations, so ":q" is equivalent to ":quit".
CHDIR(change directory) command.
<script>...</script>" to allow "
<!--...-->" comments. Though the HTML 4.0 spec is fairly clear, other browsers (and some webpages) assume that "</" does not have to be escaped when it appears in a script which is commented to avoid confusion with older browsers.
on" as the value
bibp:URLs as described in http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-cameron-tatu-bibp-02.txt,
-trim_input_fieldscommand-line option and corresponding
TRIM_INPUT_FIELDSto lynx.cfg to suppress trimming of TEXT and TEXTAREA fields in forms.
--enable-nested-tables, for nested-table support.
-display-charsetcommand-line option, and additionally allow autodetection of the charset on the systems which support this (e.g., OS/2 EMX and Linux). This provides a way to switch the display charset other than via the Options form.
LYE_STOPwhich temporarily suppresses
-tnain response to a given character.
NEXT_DOC,which undoes PREV_DOC (bound to left-arrow key.
EXTERNALsettings in lynx.cfg. When TRUE, then activating (using arrow-right for example) a link whose URL matches the type specified by the
EXTERNALprefix field is the same as pressing "
HIDDEN_LINK_MARKERentry to lynx.cfg, allowing user to specify string to mark hidden links. This makes hidden links visible, so they will not be listed as hidden in the "
l" page. If the marker string with is empty, the old behaviour is restored
ENABLE_LYNXRCsetting to lynx.cfg, which allows one to modify the list of values which are visible on the Options form which can be saved to the .lynxrc file
BACK_LLactions to edit-bindings support to allow cursor forward and backward respectively to move to the next/previous link if done at the end of the edit-field.
GET, to eliminate repeated or shadowed types.
-trace-maskto specify optional traces. Defined these categories: 1=SGML, 2=color-style, 4=TRST.
LYNX_TRACEwhich has the effect of the
--enable-vertraceoption, to put
__LINE__into trace log.
-blinkoption for OS/2 EMX and ncurses, merged with equivalent slang code.
setkey "\200\4" LAC:DO_NOTHING:PASTE # S-insert setkey "^(kIC)" LAC:DO_NOTHING:PASTE # S-insert
napms(), use this if available to support subsecond delay times for
$TERM, especially when Lynx is running in dump mode, e.g., via cron.
VMS V6.2 AlphaServer 2100 4/233 MadGoat System type.
DIREDsupport to makefile.bcb
CHDIRcommand so it is not normally enabled in anonymous mode
LYNX_TEMP_SPACEby ensuring that the directory actually exists; attempt to create the directory if it does not, e.g.,