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Get a URL

The Get a URL action (v8+) downloads from a specified web location.

 Get a URL

Output of Results

The results can be:

  • Ignored.
  • Displayed in a floating window.
  • Displayed briefly in a Notification.
  • Displayed large across the screen.
  • Typed in to the current selection.
  • Pasted in to the current selection.
  • Saved to a variable.
  • Appended to a variable (v9.0+).
  • Saved to the system or a Named Clipboard.
  • Saved to a file (v11.0+).
  • Asynchronously ignored — the action runs while the macro continues on.

You can (v9.0+) include a parameter if desired.

If the output is going to a clipboard or a file, the downloaded data can be an image.

See Also



action/Get_a_URL.txt · Last modified: 2023/09/18 02:34 by peternlewis