Widen Apache Listings

2006-10-08 17:58 - Bookmarklets

Apache has the nice autoindex feature that will show the listing of files in a directory, with zero effort. Unfortunately, in its default configuration, it will usually truncate long file names to a shorter length. In some situations this can make it difficult to pick out the right file. For example, this listing has a lot of similar files in it. The version numbers, usually at the end, are often cut off. That's what this bookmarklet is for! Click it, and it will take the filename out of the link, and put it on screen.


(Note: This won't work in IE, because it uses the textContent property, which IE doesn't support. Perhaps IE7?)


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