Re: Feature request: "inspect link", "paste quote", "paste link"
Thu, 26 Jan 1995 00:12:55 +0100

"Daniel W. Connolly" <> writes:
>Feature request of the day: I wish NetScape, Mosaic, et. al had the
>feature available in lynx, the original NeXT browser, and I believe the
>emacs w3 browser; that is, to inspect a link without traversing it.
>In Netscape/Mosaic, if I see a link to the document that I want to
>tell my friend about, I have to either traverse the link and copy the
>address out of the "current document address" text field (which may
>take more time than I'm interested in, or worse: if it's a postscript
>document, this approach won't work at all) or I have to do "view source"
>and copy the address out of there (which might be a relative link, in
>which case I have to do some surgery to come up with the absolute link.)

AIR Mosaic can do this, too... hold down Control-Shift while clicking on the
link, and it gets copied to the clipboard.

-Chris Wilson

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