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Re: Lightweight file viewer?



On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 10:58:30PM -0400, stan wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 10:11:56PM -0400, Travis Crump wrote:
> > stan wrote:
> > >I need a lightweight file viewer for use on a dedicated machien that will
> > >be used by users who have only ever used windoze. here is what I need.
> > >
> > >1. view only (no edits).
> > >2. must be able to change fiel being viewd.
> > >3. must be able to do simple searches.
> > >
> > >Sugestions?
> > >
> > 
> > less? mozilla?  any web browser? any editor with the files 644 and not 
> > owned by the user?  What exactly have you considered and found lacking?
> 
> I started out looking at web browsers, but they are way to heavy, and
> powerful for what I want. The files need to be writable bu the user that's
> runing the viewr, so I need something that has a view only mode like vi.
> But it need sto be easy enough for a windoze user to use.

I'd try dillo.  tiny, fast, and great for just browsing simple stuff,
and a cntl-f brings up a find box.


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Jeff Maxson
jbmaxson@surfglobal.net

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