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Re^2: (almost) preserving a web page

by Corion (Pope)
on Jun 18, 2011 at 06:51 UTC ( #910305=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: (almost) preserving a web page
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I wouldn't use Javascript for getting at the text:

print $mech->text

Alternatively, if you're really interested in the textContent of a specific element, use

print $element->{textContent}

Thanks to MozRepl::RemoteObject, almost all stuff you can get at by Javascript, you can get at by using Perl.

#!perl -w use strict; use WWW::Mechanize::Firefox::DSL; get ''; print text

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Re^3: (almost) preserving a web page
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 18, 2011 at 07:02 UTC
    Thanks :) The javascript was just proof of concept for the correct DOM incantation ... I have never actually used WWW::Mechanize::Firefox :)

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