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Apologies if this has been answered before - I couldn't follow the solutions in any similar questions.


We have a system with 'semantic' URLs so instead of


we have


The profile I'm attempting to run includes creating a 'case' and then performing further actions on it. The 'user' completes http://www.domain.com/case/add and is then redirected to the view screen of the case they have just created - the URL of which is (for example) http://www.domain.com/case/48/view.


The response consists of two parts, firstly a redirect - the response body of which is:

<html><head><title>Object moved</title></head><body>
<h2>Object moved to <a href="/case/48/view">here</a>.</h2>

and then the http://www.domain.com/case/48/view page. This response body does not contain the CaseID anywhere - it is only in the URL.


I was trying to use the $Search function to set the 'caseID' variable from the first response (the redirect) but I couldn't get it to work - I found this article which confirmed that the variables are only set from the latest response.


I can't use the $UrlParam to get the case ID from the URL due to it being a semantic URL (no ?, = or &). As the response body doesn't not contain the case ID - I have to extract it from the URL. The $Search function only works on the Response Body (it doesn't include the URL) - so how do I do this?


Apologies if this is obvious - all my previous profiles were very straight forward and I'm quite stumped with this issue.


Thanks in advance.


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