using google on matlab web browser

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So I am trying to use the web browser for matlab using so far I have this code.
url = 'www.google.com';
web(url)
I'm to make a code where I would type some thing to sereach (Like you would with google) but using my matlab code and matlab browser.
Is there a way?
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Rainaire Hansford
Rainaire Hansford on 4 Jan 2020
Sorry that not what I mean. I want to make a code where if I want to find something using google throught the matlab browers. Something like.
x=input('What would you like to find')
and i would input cat pictures. And somewhere in between here is the code im looking for.
url = 'www.google.com'
web(url)
and the web browers would appear with cat pictures using google.
That is what I am looking for. Sorry that wasn't clear.

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Jesus Sanchez
Jesus Sanchez on 5 Jan 2020
You need to generate the complete url from matlab and then pass that to web(url). After a brief testing, the format for google search is
url = ['www.google.com/search?q=' search_target];
in search target, different words should be separated by '+', as this is how google works. You can check that yourself by searching something in google and looking at the url
Examples:
This only looks for cats:
search_target = 'cats';
url = ['www.google.com/search?q=' search_target];
web(url)
This looks for food recommendations for cats:
search_target = 'food+recomendations+for+cats';
url = ['www.google.com/search?q=' search_target];
web(url)
About introducing the "+" between words, you will need to distinguish between the different words that are part of the question and then add that between them.
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Rainaire Hansford
Rainaire Hansford on 8 Jan 2020
Got it thank you so much man.

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