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LYNX-DEV auto form filling (was pls help)

From: Philip Webb
Subject: LYNX-DEV auto form filling (was pls help)
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 1997 07:16:36 -0500 (EST)

971213 Peter de Greef wrote:
> In Telnet (terminal mode): Can you please tell me
> how I can fill in a form with lynx and send it automaticly?
> (Example manualy: with lynx 'adres' I see the page appear that I want.
> Then I have to fill in some data with the keyboard e.g. '/test' to jump
> to the (first) word 'test' and then fill in a number e.g. 12345.
> This 'search test' and 'fill in number 12345' is what I want to do
> automaticly and NOT by the keyboard.)
> I've tried to redirect keystokes with
>   lynx -crawl -dump "http//" < keystroke_file
> but that fails. It already "presses" the keys while the page is still
> loading. Also '-get_data' does not work.

this has been discussed before now more than once:
goto the Archive at ,
which is searchable via .
a new version 2-8 should be out very soon & may help (i'm not certain).
for all information about Lynx goto .

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