mothra – retrieve and display World-Wide Web files
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The part up to the first colon gives the protocol for
retrieving the file.
There are a number of options:
Alt display. Starts in alt display mode, see menu commands table below.
Verbose mode. Causes HTML errors to be printed on file-descriptor 2.
The display contains the last message from
Button 1 selects and displays a file, either from the list of previously visited pages or from a link (indicated by underlined text or a boxed image) in the current file. Button 2 shows the URL of a file, but does not retrieve or display it. Button 3 pops up a menu of commands:
Collapse or expand the navigation boxes at the top of the browser window.
Enter moth mode and switch to the moth cursor. If the HREF of an image
link is different from the URL of the image itself, a link to the HREF will be
printed on the right side of the image. Clicking an image or link with mouse
button 1 prompts the user to save a copy of the file in the current directory.
Clicking mouse button 2 sets the target as the current URL.
Copy the current entry text or selected page text to snarf buffer. If nothing is selected, the current URL is copied.
Paste the snarf buffer to the current text entry.
Search for a regular expression in the current page.
Save the current URL to the hit list.
Retrieve and display the hit list.
Ask for confirmation and quit.
The typed commands are:
Toggle alt display.
Go to the page with the given URL.
Jump to page
Kill images on the current page.
Enter or exit moth mode.
Reload the current page.
Save the current page in the given
Capture a screenshot of the entire browser window in the given
Capture a screenshot of the content area in the given
Files are saved in the form received,
not in the form suggested by the name in an