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[FF.au3] _FFOpenURL opening an URL with spaces

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Hi, I've been struggling a while with that and I'm clueless, if anyone has an idea, many thanks.

Here's my issue, I have an URL I'd like to open that contains spaces (might contain special chars like ' as well), and I'm using FF.au3, it doesn't work, I tried replacing them with %20, it doesn't either

#include "FF.au3"

_FFStart()
_FFOpenURL("_url_with_spaces_")


 

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Show us a real world example of what you're trying to do, one that points to a real website so it can be tested.


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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

ok, I (finally) made a little progress, the spaces weren't the culprit, it was an accentuated character, in other words :

_FFOpenURL('https://www.google.com/search?q=hello world')

works

_FFOpenURL('https://www.google.com/search?q=hello à world')

doesn't work

_FFOpenURL("https://www.google.com/search?q=hello'world")

doesn't work either

getting _FFOpenURL ==> No match: https://www.google.com/search?q=hello'world

by MozRepl

Edit : I had in mind that URL encoding didn't work since I had typed {hello%20à%20world} and I was still getting the error... but these examples work :

for the spaces :

_FFOpenURL("https://www.google.com/search?q=hello%20world")

for the ' :

_FFOpenURL("https://www.google.com/search?q=hello%27world")

However I still can't make an example with à  to work

_FFOpenURL("https://www.google.com/search?q=helloàworld")
_FFOpenURL("https://www.google.com/search?q=helloàworld")

none of these work

 

Edit 2 : crap I was mixing HTML code, ISO and URL encoding (iso-8859-1)  sorry :-D

so the answer is (for {hello à world}) :

_FFOpenURL("https://www.google.com/search?q=hello %e0 world")
Edited by dom3787

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