Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 75023
htmlview needs a man/web page
Last modified: 2013-04-02 00:17:04 EDT
It would nice if htmlview had a minimal little web page somewhere or even
better, a tiny man page, that told what you can place in your /etc/htmlview.conf
or ~/.htmlviewrc file to change your browser selection. Searching for
"htmlviewrc" on google gives only the RPM, and "man htmlview" nothing either.
Grovelling through shell scripts to figure out what I am expected to do has
never been my cup of tea :-)
FYI for anyone else cluelessly reading, placing a line:
in /etc/htmlview.conf seemed to get me started.
Though I still don't understand how if I have a Mozilla instance 'A' running,
and I then click on a link in Evolution, I get a new window like I want, whereas
if I were to then execute htmlview directly it tries to launch a new instance (
which won't work, correctly, because of shared profile checks in the new Mozilla
builds). I would think htmlview would take care of this (?). It could use some
documentation so you could tell me to RTFM :-)
I second this because of a very frustrating problem with KDE file association
that left me fumbling in the dark with regard to htmlview. I will put in a
separate bug report for this. However, having run htmlview from the KDE menu (as
Internet -> Web Browser) and from the command line:
htmlview [some url]
I do not have either of the files:
Reported by Chris.
Feel free to submit a manpage, and I'll review it for possible inclusion
in future htmlview releases.
Defering until I don't have higher priority tasks to complete.
Nobody cared enough to actually do this so closing WONTFIX.