I've used graburl to do this for years if it hasn't already been mentioned. I don't even remember where I got it, but the first thing I do with any new installation of Notetab is put the exe in the Notetab folder.
I just looked... the executable is 12 years old!
--- In email@example.com, "John Shotsky" <jshotsky@...> wrote:
> I have a web page which has some text files that my users regularly need to download as they are updated. Because they
> are text files, they open in the browser instead of simply downloading. Then, the user must select all, copy, paste into
> I would like to bypass most of that, because I know the URL, and I know where the file is supposed to go. What I'd like
> to do is create a set of commands that would directly open the file in NoteTab, then save as, over the top of the
> existing file with the same name. The only part I don't know how to do is get the file into NoteTab using the command
> line only, or by using a clip. Anyone have any ideas? The point is to not expose the browser if not necessary.
> Here's the url of one of those files
> Failing that, I may just rename them on the web site firsts, then use NoteTab to rename them when downloaded, so they
> won't open in the browser. But even that forces the user to choose where to save the file, which is a step I want to
> avoid. It needs to be able to work with IE, since that's the only browser I can be sure they have. FTP works for some
> folks, but some have routers and don't want to have to port forward to support FTP. I also want to avoid forcing my
> users to install a client of some kind on their computers.
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