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URL Finder


Finding URLs of Image and Sound Files on Web Pages

Use this utility to find URLs of image or sound files on Web Pages for Transloading using WebTV's Copy and Paste.

Follow these steps to transload an image or sound file from a web page:

1: Go to the web page wih an image or sound file you want.

2. Bring up the "OPTIONS" menu.

3: Click on "Go To" then "Show Last".

4: Copy URL of Page then press "Back".

4: Paste URL into the URL Finder above, having first deleted any of the box's content.

5. Click on "Submit" to bring up the page's source HTML code.

6. Bring up the "OPTIONS" menu.

7. Click on "Find".

8. Enter "src" in the box and then click on "Find on page".

9. Find the desired file. If more than one file is on the page, repeat steps 6. thru 8., (except for entering "src"), untl you locate the desired file's name.

10. Note the names of sub-directories, if any, and the name and extension of the desired file.

11. Go to the transloader and paste the page URL (already copied) into the transloader source URL box.

12. Edit out (backspace) the name of the page. That will be the ".html" extension and the word or characters immediately preceeding the extension, up to the last foward slash "/" in the URL.

13. Edit in the names of sub-directories, if any, and the name and extension of the desired file.

14. Complete the transloader form, and transload the file.


EXAMPLE 1.

a. Your desired image code looks like this:

<img src"horse.gif">

b. The image name is "horse", the extension is ".gif".

c. The page URL, which is already copied, is:

http://members.tripod.com/~fred/pretty.html

d. Paste the URL into the transloader and edit:

http://members.tripod.com/~fred/
(pretty.htmml is edited out).

e. Edit in: horse.gif

f. The image URL now looks like this:

http://members.tripod.com/~fred/horse.gif

g. Fill in the rest of the data, and transload your file.


EXAMPLE 2.

a. Your desired sound code looks like this:

<imgsrc="/sounds/mile_long_bridge.mid">

b. The file name is "mile_long_bridge", the extension is ".mid".

c. There is a sub-directory "sounds/".

d. The page URL, which is already copied, is:

http://members.tripod.com/~fred/pretty.html

e. Paste the URL into the transloader and edit:

http://members.tripod.com/~fred/
(pretty.htmml is edited out).

f. Edit in: sounds/ (and) mile_long_bridge.mid

g. The image URL now looks like this:

http://members.tripod.com/~fred/sounds/mile_ long_bridge.mid

h. Fill in the rest of the data, and transload your file.