Win32::WebBrowser - open the default web browser on Win32
use Win32::WebBrowser; open_browser('file://D:\\some\\directory\\myfile.html');
In a separate detached process, opens the default web browser instance for the specified URL. The browser executable is determined by reading the registry.
Only a single exported method is provided:
Create a separate detached process to run the default browser for the platform (as specified in the registry) and supply the given
$url to it. Returns 1 on success, undef with the error message in
$@ on failure.
HTML::Display provides similar functionality for multiple OSes/platforms, but does not currently (as of version 0.39) provide a working Windows solution.
Copyright(C) 2007, Dean Arnold, Presicient Corp., USA. All rights reserved.
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