bookmark setting question?
klewellen at shellworld.net
Tue Jul 23 01:15:56 UTC 2013
What if what you are bookmarking is not a page, but a link in an email?
other instructions are terrific thanks.
On Mon, 22 Jul 2013, Tim Chase wrote:
> On July 22, 2013, Karen Lewellen wrote:
>> for those of you who use links as in a chain. While I had no issues
>> setting the bookmark in regular lynx. doing it in links the chain
>> is a little more challenging. or perhaps the way I am doing it lol.
>> Anyone ever set a bookmark using the program?
> While I don't know if there are any peculiarities doing it under
> shellworld, I can try and walk through it here using links-the-chain
> that I have here on my local Debian box.
> To bookmark a page, browse to the desired page and press
> "s" (lowercase) to bring up the bookmark browser. The commands on
> this page can be switched between by pressing <tab>. The
> first/default command is "Goto" which, if you already had items
> bookmarked, it would go to the bookmarked page. The second is
> "Folder" for creating a new folder to group your bookmarks. The
> third is "Add" to add a new bookmark (what you want to do). The
> remainder are "Edit", "Move", "Unselect All" and "Close". From my
> testing, you can also use the first letter of each of those commands
> to select the desired action ("g", "f", "a", "e", "m", "u", or "c")
> So you'd hit <tab> twice to move to the "Add" button and hit
> <enter> to select it (or just hit "a"). It takes the bookmark name
> from the <title> element of the page, and the URL from the page you're
> currently on. So if they both look good, you can just hit <enter> to
> accept the defaults. If the site in question has a bunch of rubbish
> in the title-bar making for an annoying link description, then go
> ahead and change it before you hit <enter>.
> Once you've got the item(s) bookmarked, you can tab 5 more times to
> the "Close" button and hit <enter>. Or just hit "c".
> To open a previously-saved bookmark from the main links-the-chain
> screen, again hit lowercase "s" to bring up the bookmark manager.
> Navigate up/down to find the desired link you bookmarked and hit
> <enter> (because by default the "Goto" button is selected) or hit "g".
> If you've created folders, they can display as open (a "[-]" in front
> of the folder name) or closed (a "[+]" in front of the folder name).
> When the folder-name is highlighted, you should be able to use
> <space> to toggle it open/closed (or "+" to open and "-" to close)
> Bookmarks should be saved in ~/.links2/bookmarks.html which is a
> straight-forward HTML file you can view with any other browser. It
> can be somewhat confusing that it appears that they stick in a couple
> links by default (though having one of them pointing to the help is
> You might also want to read up at  for the full details.
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