how can i use curl to get the web page and save it into a text file?

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i tried some thing like this its not working..

curl -o output.txt "p_unit_cd=$idd&p_ci_year=$1&cmdSubmit=Search" http://apps.wcms.ecu.edu.au/semester-timetable/lookup

its not working properly..
vishnu kalakotaAsked:
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SimonCommented:
At brief inspection it looks like you should append the "p_unit_cd..." string to the end of the URL instead of putting it in front of the URL.
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vishnu kalakotaAuthor Commented:
I have tried that too.. not working
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
The problem is the query, not the curl or getting the output.

If I enter some data (school, semester, year), I get an URL like this one:

http ://apps.wcms.ecu.edu.au/semester-timetable/lookup?sq_content_src=%2BdXJsPWh0dHAlM0ElMkYlMkYxMC42Ny4xMjQuMTMxJTNBNzc4MCUyRmFwcHMlMkZzbXNhcHBzJTJGc2VtZXN0ZXJfdGltZXRhYmxlJTJGdmlld19zZW1fdGFibGVfcmMuanNwJmFsbD0x

The parameters entered are translated into a sq_content_src variable (see above).

When  you supply that URL, you get output:

curl -o output.txt http://apps.wcms.ecu.edu.au/semester-timetable/lookup?sq_content_src=%2BdXJsPWh0dHAlM0ElMkYlMkYxMC42Ny4xMjQuMTMxJTNBNzc4MCUyRmFwcHMlMkZzbXNhcHBzJTJGc2VtZXN0ZXJfdGltZXRhYmxlJTJGdmlld19zZW1fdGFibGVfcmMuanNwJmFsbD0x

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vishnu kalakotaAuthor Commented:
got it anyway..thank you
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