w3m continues Edbrowse?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at redhat.com
Mon Oct 29 18:05:55 UTC 2018

Nope,   the slash search feature is a part of Lynx, links and elinks too 
for that matter.    I cannot speak to the 
screen readers to which you refer, their software  speech synthesis 
configurations are unsafe for me to use.
still I located the w3m users guide by hunting for that exact phrase.

On Mon, 29 Oct 2018, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Regarding navigational hotkeys, to my knowledge, no major graphical
> browser has these built-in. However, they are a standard accessibility
> feature provided by graphical screen readers such as Orca under
> Windows and NVDA and JAWS under Windows. An understandable mistake, as
> a web browser being able to quickly jump between specific web elements
> would make sense, and I can only assume the feature is implemented by
> the screen reader instead of the browser because most sighted users
> would just use the mouse to accomplish what Orca/NVDA/JAWS users
> utilize navigation hotkeys for, and even keyboard-focused sighted
> users are content with being able to scroll the page via arrow keys
> and can skip over irrelevant parts of a page effortlessly thanks to
> vision's more random access nature compared to hearing's more
> sequential access nature.
> At the very least, I never even thought about the heading structure of
> pages I visited, where certain form elements are in relation to the
> content of a page, and was almost never bothered by large, dense
> blocks of links at the top or bottom of a page or long lists of links
> down the sides back when I had usable vision, and now its second
> nature for me to get a feel for a page's heading structure.
> And, I'll confess I make frequent use of crtl+F to find text on a web
> page in Firefox, but thanks to the navigational hotkeys provided by
> Orca, that's usually a last resort rather than my go to, and is
> usually a sign a web page is poorly designed if I have to use it for
> any reason aside from bookmarking my place in the middle of a long
> page.
> Anyways, as long as we have someone singing its praises, can someone
> direct me to a user's guide for w3m? I tried it out yeasterday, but
> couldn't figure out how to load even a known website.
> -- 
> Sincerely,
> Jeffery Wright
> Bachelor of Computer Science
> President Emeritus, Nu Nu Chapter, Phi Theta Kappa.
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