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tom.junk
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browser resfreh

Post#1 by tom.junk » 03 Nov 2018, 16:45

Hello together,
i am new here and need help, could not find anything to refresh the browser automatically.

The function: refresh_webpage=5

don't work and is told only for signge

i need to resfreh the browser ( FF or chrome) every 10seconds to show new values from a external website.

any ideas?

Thank you very much for help, google and this forum could not help

Tom

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Post#2 by fanthom » 03 Nov 2018, 19:27

Hello Tom,

You could utilize 'run_command=' parameter to create a loop where 'F5' key press event is emulated every X seconds.
Use 'xdotool' for this.

Thanks
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Post#3 by tom.junk2 » 13 Nov 2018, 12:41

thank you very much for replay.
will have a look on it..

actually i found a way on the website to refresh the browser....works for the monment. iam happy

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