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_IEImgClick waiting

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I am trying to automate a process which includes clicking on an image on a web page. Upon being clicked, there is a dialog box that pops up and asks me "Are you sure?" with Yes and No options.

I would love to have the script select Yes, but the script is rather dead at this point, having never returned from the _IEImgClick function call. I can manually click on Yes and the script resumes execution, but the whole point is to have this process automated.

I have attempted to use a workaround which involves setting the focus on the image in question and then sending {ENTER} to the window. Unfortunately, the image does not take focus. I know that I have identified the correct image object because I can perform _IEAction($oImg, "click") and the dialog box appears and the script is once more hung. But _IEAction($oImg, "focus") does not put focus on the image.

Is there any way around this issue?

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Can you provide a reproducer?


Free Internet Tools: DebugBar, AutoIt IE Builder, HTTP UDF, MODIV2, IE Developer Toolbar, IEDocMon, Fiddler, HTML Validator, WGet, curl

MSDN docs: InternetExplorer Object, Document Object, Overviews and Tutorials, DHTML Objects, DHTML Events, WinHttpRequest, XmlHttpRequest, Cross-Frame Scripting, Office object model

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Reproducer: a small (the smallest?) piece of stand-alone code that demonstrates your trouble

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I don't know if I can provide a reproducer or not. The web site in question is company proprietary, but if I can find a similar scenario with a public web site, I will. The code segment is only a small number of lines.

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I managed to find a solution for the situation that I was encountering. I compiled a short script that waited for the popup window to become active and then clicked on the Yes button. I then called that script (using ShellExecute) just before calling _IEImgClick. Works like a charm.

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