Submit form, open result in a browser

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Fri Jul 27 11:53:10 CEST 2007


Tina I schrieb:
> Hi,
> 
> Is there a way to submit a form and then open the resulting page in the 
> default browser? (Writing the form submission code is not a problem by 
> the way)
> I guess what I'm asking is how I can get the resulting URL and feed it 
> to the webbrowser module.
> I need to do it this way because the site owners will not let me parse 
> the page and show the result inside my application... loss of 
> advertising revenue I guess. And since it's just a small added feature 
> to the application, opening it in a browser is fine. I just need to get 
> an idea on how to do it...

That's not how HTTP works. Either you use e.g. urllib to make a http 
call and save the resulting html into a temporary file - and then you 
point your webbrowser to that.

Or you open the webbrowser with the url + parameters.

But there is no "result url"

Diez



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