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Store web URL in variable and launch it

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I'm trying to store a URL in %T15% for example and use "Web Site: %T15% [Default Browser] to launch that URL.

but it's not working. Is this possible ?

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1. Check that the "Don't Process the Embedded Variable" checkbox is unchecked.

2. Confirm the URL is actually in %T15% by outputting the value somewhere, e.g., Text Box Display or Text Type.

3. Then ensure the URL is correctly formatted: Macro Express does not like spaces before or after the URL when you are using the Web Site command.

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I tested with MacroExpress version 3, using the URL for this forum page, and running the macro successfully brought me right here:

//  
Variable Set String %T1% "https://pgmacros.invisionzone.com/topic/8145-store-web-url-in-variable-and-launch-it/"
Web Site: %T1% [Default Browser]
// 

 

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I've moved away from this idea.

I had 2 more vaiables being set in the URL which where not working

I had 2 prompts at the start to enter start and end dates T1 and T2 then it would go to a spreadsheet and copy the main URL something like

http://mainurl.com/date=%T1%-%T2%

and anytime it pasted this into the browser is would just paste T1 and T2 and not the actual dates.

In the end I just set Excel to change the dates based on a cell value and copied the whole URL into the browser and that worked.

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