Re: problem with web browser module

Discussion in 'Python' started by Terry Reedy, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. Terry Reedy

    Terry Reedy Guest

    On 12/15/2012 6:11 PM, Eric Johansson wrote:
    > I need to be able to invoke a specific webpage with Internet Explorer.
    > If the browser is not up with that page, I needed to come up with that
    > page. If the browser is already up, I only need to bring that browser
    > and page to the top of the window piles.
    >
    > When I use the web browser module today, it always seems to bring a new
    > browser instance up. Is there anyway to get it to work with a single
    > instance?
    >
    > the use case is to invoke a specific evernote page and make it available
    > for immediate dictation using speech recognition. There's a whole bunch
    > of other things I need to do around the browser invocation but that's my
    > problem and fortunately I know what I have to do. I just need your help
    > in making sure only a single browser instance is created and it
    > references a single page. If I have multiple pages I need to refer to,
    > it would be nice if they came up the separate tabs within the same
    > browser instance.:)


    I believe this worked with Firefox the last time I tested. I just read
    the docs. Never tried IE. I believe details partly depend on browser.

    --
    Terry Jan Reedy
     
    Terry Reedy, Dec 16, 2012
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