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Mechanize stack_depth equilent in mech::firefox

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 09, 2013 at 17:34 UTC ( #1027790=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hey Monks, Is there anything similar to $mech->stack_depth(); in www::mechanize::firefox. For large automation, I am getting warnings like "No result from repl". Any help is highly appreciated. thanks Monks (for this wonderful website.)

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Re: Mechanize stack_depth equilent in mech::firefox
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 10, 2013 at 07:25 UTC
    stack_depth will not work with WWW::Mechanize::Firefox?

      stack_depth will not work with WWW::Mechanize::Firefox?

      Firefox doesn't have a stack_depth option, and WWW::Mechanize::Firefox simply lets firefox keep the history

      See https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/DOM/Manipulating_the_browser_history

      You could try ->eval in some javascript emulating the feature of stack_depth,

      But , since I don't write spiders, I find that going ->back works for me

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