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Re: pdf links do not open as expected
- From: Samuel Wales <samologist@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 16:27:10 -0700
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Does anybody else experience this?
On 2009-07-18, Samuel Wales <samologist@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> When I visit a page that has a link that is a .pdf, and I
> pres RET on that link, w3m tries to save the contents to a
> file. What I expected instead was the opportunity to run an
> external browser or a pdf reader.
> the "M" command does the same thing. What I expected here
> was an external browser.
> I couldn't find a place in the code where you can set this.
> Perhaps there is a variable.
> I have browse-url-browser-function set to this. I don't
> know if it is good that w3m ignores it or not.
> ("\\.pdf\$" . browse-url-default-macosx-browser)
> ("." . w3m-browse-url)))
> There is another bug that is probably unrelated. When w3m
> tries to save the file, it interacts strangely with ido,
> causing it to say "no match". This is not as important.
> Myalgic encephalomyelitis makes you die decades early (Jason
> et al. 2006) and suffer severely. Conflicts of interest are
> destroying research. Silence = death. Again.
Myalgic encephalomyelitis makes you die decades early (Jason
et al. 2006) and suffer severely. Conflicts of interest are
destroying research. Silence = death.