[MPlayer-DOCS] online doc (mplayer.html) not searcheable for commandline options with hyphens or minuses?

compn tempn at twmi.rr.com
Tue Oct 20 05:49:09 CEST 2009

On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 19:17:56 +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 07:57:55PM +0200, Soeren Bindinger wrote:
>> 	I do quite a bit of searching the online documentation (downloaded 
>> 	single file mplayer.html). Now if I type -vf in my firefoxes find bar, I get 
>> 	NO hit at all (zero). That goes for any search containing a hyphen or a 
>> 	minus (-don't think these are different here). 
>> 	Next I type vf  and get more hits than I can handle. 
>> 	I searched the list for my issue, and found just one post: 
>> 	http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-docs/2007-October/009516.html
>The link is wrong, what is the problem?

the html manual uses a different hyphen/dash than what most keyboards
output. this means if you search for -quiet , most web browsers
fail to find such text on the page.

hit ctrl+f and enter -quiet.


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