[R] How to programmatically save a web-page using R (mimicking Command+S)

Henrik Bengtsson henrik.bengtsson at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 14:44:29 CET 2018

The 'webshot' package (on CRAN) can do this.


On Jan 6, 2018 05:27, "Christofer Bogaso" <bogaso.christofer at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I would appreciate if someone can give me a pointer on how to save a
> webpage programmatically using R.
> For example, let say I have this webpage open in my browser:
> http://www.bseindia.com/stock-share-price/dabur-india-ltd/dabur/500096/
> When manually I save this page, I just press Command+S (using Mac) and
> then this page get saved in hard-disk
> Now I want R to mimic this same job that I do using Command-S
> So far I have tried with readLines() however the output content is
> different than what I could achieve using Command+S
> Any help will be highly appreciated.
> Thanks for your time.
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