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Re: Clicking nameless buttons with WWW::Mechanize

by PodMaster (Abbot)
on Mar 15, 2005 at 07:38 UTC ( #439563=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Clicking nameless buttons with WWW::Mechanize

I've tried to submit the form using the submit method, but it seems the first form on the page (a website search box) is submitted instead of the login form.
I sort of doubt that can happen
use strict; use WWW::Mechanize; use WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller; use URI::URL; my $agent = WWW::Mechanize->new( autocheck => 1 ); my $formfiller = WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller->new(); $agent->env_proxy(); $agent->follow('http://use.perl.org/'); $agent->get('http://use.perl.org/'); $agent->form(1) if $agent->forms and scalar @{$agent->forms}; $agent->form_number(2); { local $^W; $agent->current_form->value('query', 'WWW::Mechanize'); + }; $agent->submit(); __END__ C:\>perl -MWWW::Mechanize -e"die WWW::Mechanize->VERSION" 1.11_01 at -e line 1. C:\>perl -MWWW::Mechanize::Shell -e shell Module File::Modified not found. Automatic reloading disabled. SetConsoleMode failed, LastError=|6| at C:/Perl/site/lib/Term/ReadKey. +pm line 268. >open http://use.perl.org/ Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at C:/Perl/s +ite/lib/WWW/Mechanize.pm line 1743, <IN> line 1. Can't find any link matching http://use.perl.org/ on this page () at C +:/Perl/site/lib/WWW/Mechanize/Shell.pm line 1028 Can't call method "code" on an undefined value at C:/Perl/site/lib/WWW +/Mechanize/Shell.pm line 1034, <IN> line 1. >get http://use.perl.org/ Retrieving http://use.perl.org/(200) http://use.perl.org/> http://use.perl.org/> http://use.perl.org/>forms Form [1] GET http://use.perl.org/search.pl query= (text) <NONAME>= Go (submit) Form [2] GET http://search.cpan.org/search mode=module (option) [*module/Module|dist/Distr +ibution|author/Author|doc/Documentation] query= (text) <NONAME>=Search (submit) Form [3] POST http://use.perl.org/login.pl unickname= (text) returnto=//use.perl.org/ (hidden readonly) op=userlogin (hidden readonly) upasswd= (password) login_temp=<UNDEF> (checkbox) [*<UNDEF>/off|yes/Public T +erminal] userlogin=Log in (submit) http://use.perl.org/>form 2 GET http://search.cpan.org/search mode=module (option) [*module/Module|dist/Distr +ibution|author/Author|doc/Documentation] query= (text) <NONAME>=Search (submit) http://use.perl.org/>value query WWW::Mechanize http://use.perl.org/>submit 200 http://search.cpan.org/search?mode=module&query=WWW%3A%3AMechanize> http://search.cpan.org/search?mode=module&query=WWW%3A%3AMechanize> http://search.cpan.org/search?mode=module&query=WWW%3A%3AMechanize>scr +ipt foo.pl

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