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First, here are the keys and functions that will bring up a new
hypertext page, usually creating a new buffer.
Pressing return attempts to follow the link under the cursor.
`button2, M-x w3-follow-mouse'
This function expects to be bound to a mouse button. It movess to
the point under mouse and try to fetch the link that was clicked
on. If no link is found, a message is displayed in the minibuffer.
`C-button2, M-return, M-x w3-follow-inlined-image'
This function tries to retrieve the inlined image that is under
point. It ignores any form entry areas or hyperlinks, and blindly
follows any inlined image. Useful for seeing images that are
meant to be used as hyperlinks when you are not on a terminal
capable of displaying graphics.
`m, M-x w3-complete-link'
This will do a completing-read on all the hypertext links in the
current buffer. You can use `space' and `tab' to complete on the
`r, g, M-x w3-reload-document'
This reloads the current document - the current buffer is killed,
and the URL it was visiting is fetched and redisplayed. Your
position within the buffer remains the same (unless the document
has changed since you last retrieved it, in which case it should
be relatively close).
`C-o, M-x w3-fetch'
This function prompts for a URL in the minibuffer, and attempts to
fetch it. If there are any errors, or W3 cannot understand the
type of link you requested, the errors are displayed in a
`o, M-x w3-open-local'
Find a local file, interactively. This prompts you for a local
file name to open. The file must exist, and may be a directory.
If the requested file is a directory and `w3-directory-format' is
`'dired', then a dired-mode buffer is displayed. If `'hypertext',
then W3 automatically generates a hypertext listing of the
directory. `'hypertext' is the default, so that all the keys and
functions remain the same.
`M-s, M-x w3-search'
Perform a search, if this is a searchable index. This sends a
string of the type `'URL?search-terms'' to the server this
document was retrieved from. Searching requires a server, W3 can
not do local file searching, as there are too many possible types
of searches people could want to do.
`C-c C-b, M-x w3-show-history-list'
If `w3-keep-history' is non-`nil', then W3 keeps track of all the
URLs you visit in an Emacs session. This function takes all the
links that are in that internal list, and formats them as hypertext
links in a list.
And here are the commands to move around between W3 buffers:
`l, M-x w3-goto-last-buffer'
Go to last WWW buffer visited
`q, M-x w3-quit'
Quits WWW mode. This kills the current buffer and goes to the most
recently visited buffer.
`u, M-x w3-leave-buffer'
This is similar to w3-quit, but the buffer is not killed, it is
moved to the bottom of the buffer list (so it is the least likely
to show up as the default with switch-to-buffer).
`B, M-x w3-backward-in-history'
This will take you one step back along the path in the current
history. Will have no effect if you are at the beginning of your
`F, M-x w3-forward-in-history'
This will take you one step forward along the path in the current
history. Will have no effect if you are at the end of your history
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