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Re: [Lynx-dev] How programmatically determine nature of one's current lo
Re: [Lynx-dev] How programmatically determine nature of one's current location in the lynx screen?
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 10:21:09 -0400 (EDT)
On Sun, 31 Jul 2011, Graham Lawrence wrote:
I'm writing a bash script to automate my sign-ins at various web
sites. Is it possible for the script to access the content of the
blue highlighted line near the bottom of the lynx screen, so that it
can determine if it is currently at a (NORMAL LINK) or at a (Text
Entry Field), etc?
Not easily, I think. The usual response to questions about
screen-scraping would be to use "expect", but I believe that's
too hard (because of all of the screen optimization made by curses).
Thomas E. Dickey