Manual - technical issues
dirk at hohndel.org
Fri Dec 6 10:34:42 UTC 2013
On Fri, 2013-12-06 at 20:01 +0200, Willem Ferguson wrote:
> When the user manual is activated the manual opens in a browser. But
> this is a bare-frame browser with no controls. If one opens a URL inside
> the manual, the new page does not open in a separate window, but within
> the same browser window. After looking at the link referred to by the
> URL, there is no way to get back to the manual because there are no
> controls to navigate back.
I believe this is fixed in master. Have you tried against the latest
Author: Sergey Starosek <sergey.starosek at gmail.com>
Date: Thu Dec 5 14:02:25 2013 +0200
Open external links in default browser
Should make us do the right thing.
Umm - latest doesn't find the manual. Carp.
> This is primarily a deficiency of asciidoc.
> There are workarounds. The obvious one is to add "target="_blank" by
> hand to the URLs in the HTML output from asciidoc and then everything is
> ok. But this prevents automated build of the manual. In order to
> maintain automated build, it may be necessary to write a short program
> to insert the correct attribute.
> My question is: Are there any settings of the browser that can be
> changed that can force the opening of a new browser window for URLs
> within the manual?
Look at the commit above, please
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