remote control firefox with python

baloan baloand at
Tue Nov 30 17:10:39 CET 2010

On Nov 28, 4:22 pm, News123 <news1... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I wondered whether there is a simpe way to
> 'remote' control fire fox with python.
> With remote controlling I mean:
> - enter a url in the title bar and click on it
> - create a new tab
> - enter another url click on it
> - save the html document of this page
> - Probably the most difficult one: emulate a click or 'right click' on a
> certain button or link of the current page.
> - other interesting things would be to be able to enter the master
>         password from a script
> - to enable disable proxy settings while running.
> The reason why I want to stay within Firefox and not use any other
> 'mechanize' frame work is, that the pages I want to automate might
> contain a lot of javascript for the construction of the actual page.
> Thanks in advance for any pointers ideas.

I have had some good experience with Sikuli.

Regards, Andreas
baloan at

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