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The dropdown selector uses javascript to reload the page. It's dorky:
<select id="_size" name="size" onchange="var s=sURL + '&size=' + this.value; document.location.href=s"><option value="all">All</option><option value="50">50</option><option value="100">100</option></select>
We can simulate this by adding an "&size=all" to the url. We'll do this by setting an extra field entry:
$browser->field( 'size', 'all' );
#!env perl use strict; use warnings; use autodie qw/ open close /; use 5.012; use WWW::Mechanize; # create WWW::Mechanize object # autocheck 1 checks each request to ensure it was successful my $browser = WWW::Mechanize->new( autocheck => [1] ); # retrieve page $browser->get(''); #select form to fill based on mech-dump output $browser->form_number(1); # fill field 'term' with name of species $browser->field( 'term', 'Escherichia' ); $browser->field( 'size', 'all' ); # click apply button $browser->submit('Apply'); my $url = $browser->uri; print "url: $url\n"; # launch browser to test url #system( 'firefox', $url ); print $browser->content();

In reply to Re: stuck with WWW::Mechanize drop down list by spazm
in thread stuck with WWW::Mechanize drop down list by abualiga

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