Hot Keyboard

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2.9 Open a web page

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Use this action type to open a web page. You can choose what web browser to use.

Action parameters

URL to browse enter the URL (web page address) you want to be opened. You can import Internet Explorer's favorites by clicking the Favorites button.

Open Web Page macros support scripting

Learn more about Hot Keyboard scripting capabilitites

Example:

http://www.myshop.com/buy?item=${{ InputBox("Enter item ID") }}

Open with - select a browser to open the web page. Supported: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera.

Open in a new window/tab - may not work as modern web browsers control this option by themselves

Tip

This macro can be used to open ftp or other internet services supported by the selected browser. Simply specify the full URL, for example: "ftp://ftp.simtel.net", "mailto:support@tblabs.com".

Usage ideas:

  • Quickly open your favorite web sites
  • Some websites require to use a particular browser, you can open them easily with no need to set this browser default
  • Open http://www.hot-keyboard.com to get the latest news and updates to Hot Keyboard

See also:

Networking action type
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