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How do I enter the start page from the "firefox.exe" command line?
I want to write a script to use firefox to download information on a series of addresses on a street. For example: 101 State St, 102 State St, 103 State St, ... etc. The script will cycle through the addresses and streets on interest. Does firefox.exe accept command line parameters that define a specific web page, and data to be filled in to that page?
You can start Firefox to open a specific web page or a local file by appending the url to the command line, but you can't specify which data to display unless this data is present in the page source.Read this answer in context 👍 0
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You can start Firefox to open a specific web page or a local file by appending the url to the command line, but you can't specify which data to display unless this data is present in the page source.
Thank you cor-el, that does answer my question and it did work. If I may post a follow up question: If the first command brings up a page with data to be selected, is there a way to move that data to a follow up script command to request it?
I'm not sure if I understand what you mean with this question
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Thank you, I'm making progressa again....