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RE: screen not formatting properly in text output.
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- Subject: RE: screen not formatting properly in text output.
- From: Gregory Leblanc <>
- Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 14:18:58 -0700
- Resent-date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 17:18:08 -0400 (EDT)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Kiesling 
> Sent: Monday, August 07, 2000 12:06 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: GLeblanc@cu-portland.edu;
> Subject: Re: screen not formatting properly in text output.
> Dan York wrote:
> > Greg,
> > > It looks very marginally better. The problem is that
> Lynx is, uhm, screwed
> > > in the head when it comes to tables, and the conversion
> of screen to HTML
> > > uses tables. ARGH! Guess I'll go get w3m and see what
> that can do.
> > I will be interested to learn the results of your investigations.
> I don't know what stylesheet you're using, because the HTML output of
> <screen> using Jade DSSSL stylesheets is <pre> within <table> ... I
> guess that the table tags are used only to set margins.
Yeah, but that pisses off Lynx royally. Lynx does NOT render tables
properly, ever as far as I can tell.
I just installed w3m, and dumped from that. It does a better job on the
tables, but not quite as good on the URLs. It doesn't appear to be smart
enough to not wrap URLs onto multiple lines when dumping. Later,
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