[Tutor] Starting a browser instance and passing a parameter to it.
nospamformeSVP at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 04:42:31 CET 2007
I am trying to start a browser from within a Python program and I want
it to show a local file on my system and I want to pass a parameter to
I have this code:
when executed it does bring up the web-page ok, but the parameter
(?open=8001) is lost. If I try the same thing with an http url then it
works as expected. However, I do not want to run a web-server on my
Is there any way I can get a browser to display a web-page from a
file-based url and pass a parameter to the code running in that page?
FWIW. I am trying to use a web page as the GUI for a Python program.
The Python program is started in the usual way and it initiates its web
Python program using XML-RPC. The parameter I need to pass is the port
number to be used for this communication.
I am currently using WinXP/Firefox but I want this to work on all
platforms and browser combos.
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