In article <Pine.LNX.4.62L.0511271723480.1116(a)tarrant.ecs.soton.ac.uk>,
John-Mark Bell <jmb202(a)ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Tim Hill wrote:
> In article <d13345d04d.charles(a)clara.co.uk>, charles
> <charles(a)barraball.com> wrote:
>> One of the joys of RiscOS is that mostly I can drag and drop text
>> strings from John Williams !Insert into browser writables.
> Into O2 writables to be more precise. John's program merely opens a
> directory. It's O2's (non-RISC OS) behaviour which lets you drop text
> files into writable icons.
Erm. What's non-RISC OS about supporting context-sensitive drag
Nothing unless you want the text file to be displayed and dropped it on a
form input box by mistake. But let's not get into a discussion about O2's
The site in question appears to be inaccessible at present. I'll
look when it reappears.
It seems to be working again here. And the text file drop now works as
you would expect.
Yes. However, dropping over a form input would be expected to insert
the contents of said file into the form. This is what NetSurf
Indeed. I consider it a bonus that NetSurf does this. :-)