[twill] 'find' etc. returns

Titus Brown titus at caltech.edu
Sat Nov 19 15:29:24 PST 2005

-> -> Sometimes I want to extract a string from the page (for example a new 
-> -> id generated by the server) and use it in a following get request. I 
-> -> think it would be useful if find() returned the match object. Or is 
-> -> there another way to do what I'm looking for?
-> hi, Shalabh,
-> several people have requested this; I don't want to put return values in
-> (makes the semantics of the language too complicated!) but I could
-> easily do something like have __match__ be set to the last match found.
-> Dunno why I didn't think of that before...

Implemented; grab


Note that this may not solve your problem; I may have to put in some
sort of string formatting system so that you can directly construct
strings with __var__ and $var.  Thoughts on how to do this welcome...


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