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Thu Oct 11 20:52:06 UTC 2012
On Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:36:10 +0100
Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 11/10/12 00:00, ∅ wrote:
> > On Wed, 10 Oct 2012 22:15:20 +0100
> > Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> It may have all those features, but it's not really user-friendly in
> >> it's current state. With the provision of a reasonable mouse driven
> >> interface, though, it could be a good alternative to Chromium or Firefox.
> > The mouse can be used to go forward, backward, stop, reload, select tabs, copy links, choose to open links in new tabs or within the existing tab, etc. etc.
> > What's missing? Chances are we can add it, e.g. we could rebind mouse button 3 to open history.
> Save page, print page, import/expot/manage bookmarks, text zoom are ones
> I can think of straight away.
Print page: Control-P or :print
Save page: same as print page, but use print to file.
Import bookmarks: this is harder. see below.
Export bookmarks: for purposes of using with another xxxterm, this is easy. otherwise, need to convert to html which could be scripted relatively easily. though with a bit more work than the import.
Manage bookmarks: Meta-F or :fav
Add bookmark: :favadd
Zoom in: Control-plus or Control-equal or :focusin
Zoom out: Control-minus or :focusout
Admittedly all with the keyboard, but, they can be bound to other keys or key/mousebutton combinations.
Import from Chromium can be scripted:
cat ~/.config/chromium/Default/Bookmarks | \
grep -e name -e http | \
grep -ve "Bookmarks Bar" -ve "Other Bookmarks" -ve "Mobile Bookmarks" | \
sed -e 's|.*name": "\(.*\)",|\1|' -e 's|.*url": "\(.*\)"|\1|' \
Don't have Firefox laying around so don't know about that. No reason we couldn't include a little script to do it or write a wiki page.
Keep it coming.
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