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Is it possible to refresh a web page I opened with Matlab?

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Example: I open a webpage using
[stat,h] = web('')
and I need to refresh it every 10 seconds. Is there a command to refresh the webpage?
Additional Note: The page that I need to refresh requires I enter a password my first visit. It is fine (and I prefer) to enter the password the first time manually, then just let the function run and 'refresh' the page every 10 seconds or so. However, I need to 'refresh' the page instead of just continuously reopening it with web (in a loop). If I open it with web in a loop, it requires a password entry each time.

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Thomas on 3 Jun 2013
Edited: Thomas on 3 Jun 2013
Put it in a while loop
while ii==1
[stat,h] = web(''); % open site
pause(10) % wait 10 sec
You will have to Ctrl c in command window to kill the loop
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Andrew Reibold
Andrew Reibold on 3 Jun 2013
Thanks! This is a good idea, however there is one issue.
When I open this particular webpage I need to enter a password. I noticed when I use web in a loop I have to re-enter my password, but when I refresh the page (manually) I don't have to.
This is why I was trying to figure out if there was just a refresh command.
I should have been more clear, but thank you!

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