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Re: [Lynx-dev] Guidance required in using a partcular site

From: Vikram Goyal
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Guidance required in using a partcular site
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 11:27:20 +0530
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On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 12:41:46PM -0800, Doug Kaufman wrote:
> This site uses javascript, which is not supported by lynx. You can
> submit your login information by changing the html source slightly, but
> whether or not you will be able to do what you want after that depends
> on how much javascript is used.
> If you want to submit your login credentials, download the source for
> the login page ("";),
> then edit it, replacing "button" with "submit" where it says 
> '<INPUT Type="button"'. Give it a name ending in ".html" or ".htm",
> then access your local file with lynx. Make sure to keep the 
> "<BASE ...>" statement at the top of the file.
>                              Doug

Thanks Doug. I'll try it and let you know. By the way is there no TBB
(Text Based Browser) which supports javascript. Actually I was trying to
use lynx for auto login and retrieving some info or should I try perl?

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