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Re: I need to automate/scrape data from IE

by grantm (Parson)
on Dec 07, 2011 at 01:31 UTC ( #942143=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I need to automate/scrape data from IE

If the page only works with IE then there's a chance that it uses ActiveX - the core of the HTML page would be an <object> tag with a bunch of ugly parameters. If that is what you're getting then one or more of the parameters might be URLs that you could try accessing directly. But if it does use ActiveX and you can't access the data URLs directly then you're pretty much screwed.

Is this for your TPS reports?


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Re^2: I need to automate/scrape data from IE
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 22, 2013 at 12:22 UTC
    i have launched IE with URL using IEAutomation. now i need to navigate to test box , i am using getTextBox method but getting error , no text box present with specificed option name (as well i can see focus is in cmd prompt it doesent goes to IE) anyone is hainvg any idea about it.

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