[dev] Re: New pager

From: Christian Neukirchen <chneukirchen_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:38:22 +0200

Nick <suckless-dev_AT_njw.me.uk> writes:

> Hi suckless,
> I was fed up reading in mupdf (too paginated and annoying to get
> text into), a terminal (too monospaced), or surf (too massive), so
> thought I should make something better. So I spent an afternoon
> making a pager that you pipe text into, with tcl/tk, and I think
> it's quite good (with tk 8.5 - everything is ugly with 8.5). It's
> attached.
> Anybody have an opinion about it? Anything you'd add or take away or
> do differently?

Looks pretty good already.

Some ideas:
- a tail -f like mode
- quick selection of a few fonts (or toggle monospace<->variable width)
- a small scrollbar to indicate position
- make text width adjustable at runtime

Christian Neukirchen  <chneukirchen_AT_gmail.com>  http://chneukirchen.org
Received on Tue Jun 04 2013 - 12:38:22 CEST

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