Geoff Shang Geoff at
Mon Nov 19 14:20:36 UTC 2007


To read the output of Lynx or pretty much any other application in the 
console, you're going to need to use Speakup's screen review keys.

By default, you can use the numpad 7 and 9 keys to read the previous and 
next line respectively, and 8 to read the current line.  The same logic 
applies to 4 5 and 6 (words) and 1 2 and 3 (characters).  You can use 
numpad-insert plus numpad 9 (page up) to go to the top of the screen, and 
numpad-insert plus numpad-2 (down arrow) to read from the current curso 
position to the bottom of the screen.

To check out what all the speakup keys do, press keypad-insert plus F1 when 
in Speakup and either up and down arrow through the list or try pressing 
keys to see what they do.  Press Space to leave keyboard help.

In lynx, you can use page-down or Space to go to the next screen, and 
page-up or b to go back a page.  As posted already, insert and delete move 
the screen display up and down one line (something I previously didn't 
know).  Home and End go to the first and last screen of a document, as do 
control-A and control-E respectively.  Up and Down arrows move you to the 
next and previous page element (or next and previous line in a multi-line 
edit field), and right arrow follows a link and left goes back unless 
you're in any kind of edit field.

To get a full and hopefully up to date list of keystrokes in lynx, press 
"k" when in lynx.

Note that unless you use a blinux lynx config (wich I did see somewhere but 
don't know where), lynx will not automatically make the cursor track where 
you are in a document.  You need to turn on "show cursor" in the options 
screen which is not exactly straight-forward, or by setting


in your .lynxrc config file.

Hope this helps you get started.


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