WGet Download



The WGet Download action enables you to retrieve files using HTTP, HTTPS or FTP from a remote server.

The location of the WGet executable can be specified in the Tools - Options - Internet - WGet Options

For more information see http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/




Output Directory

The base location that WGet will use when downloading files.


Output Filename

The Filename that the file will be saved to. If a full path is provided the Output Directory value will be ignored.



The remote file to download


Username & Password

The authentication information to send to the remote server.


Recursive Download

Use this option to traverse parts of the Web (or a single http or ftp server), following links and directory structure.


Update Links

After the download is complete, convert the links in the document to make them suitable for local viewing.


Include Page Requisites

With this option enabled, WGet will download all the files that are necessary to properly display a given html page. This includes such things as images, sounds, and referenced style sheet.



The maximum depth to which the retrieval may descend into a remote site.


Scripting Info


The Action properties available are :


property  URL                        : String;

property  OutputDirectory                : String;

property  OutputFilename                : String;

property  Username                        : String;

property  Password                        : String;

property  Recursive                        : Boolean;

property  RecursiveDepth                : String;

property  UpdateLinks                : Boolean;

property  IncludePageRequisites        : Boolean;