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Hey guys looking for some help

i am currently making a script to search http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Default.aspx (it's a proof of concept at the moment)

this is what i have at the moment

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Opt('MustDeclareVars', 1)


; Simple example: Embedding an Internet Explorer Object inside an AutoIt GUI
; See also: http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/brows...r/reference/objects/internetex
Func Example()
    Local $oIE, $GUIActiveX, $GUI_Input_Search, $GUI_Button_Search, $count
    Local $GUI_Button_Home, $GUI_Button_Stop, $msg, $term, $array
    $oIE = ObjCreate("Shell.Explorer.2")

    ; Create a simple GUI for our output
    GUICreate("Embedded Web control Test", 640, 580, (@DesktopWidth - 640) / 2, (@DesktopHeight - 580) / 2, BitOR($WS_OVERLAPPEDWINDOW, $WS_CLIPSIBLINGS, $WS_CLIPCHILDREN))
    $GUIActiveX = GUICtrlCreateObj ($oIE, 10, 40, 600, 360)
    $GUI_Input_Search = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 10, 420, 100, 30)
    $GUI_Button_Search= GUICtrlCreateButton("Search", 120, 420, 100, 30)
    $GUI_Button_Home = GUICtrlCreateButton("Home", 230, 420, 100, 30)
    $GUI_Button_Stop = GUICtrlCreateButton("Stop", 330, 420, 100, 30)

    GUISetState()       ;Show GUI


    ; Waiting for user to close the window
    While 1
        $msg = GUIGetMsg()

            Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Case $msg = $GUI_Button_Home
            Case $msg = $GUI_Input_Search
                $term = GUICtrlRead($GUI_Input_Search)
            Case $msg = $GUI_Button_Search
                $array = StringSplit($term, " ", 1)
                $count = Ubound($array) 
                MsgBox(0, "Test", "Array has " & $term)
                if $count = 1 then 
                    $oIE.navigate("http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Search/Default.aspx?name=[" & $array[1] & "]"
                ElseIf $count = 2 Then
                    $oIE.navigate("http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Search/Default.aspx?name=[" & $array[1] & "]+[" & $array[2] & "]")
                    $oIE.navigate("http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Search/Default.aspx?name=[" & $array[1] & "]+[" & $array[2] & "]+[" & $array[2] & "]")

EndFunc   ;==>Example

to search this site the URL is


but this is for one word searches for two word searches it changes to


ok i just changed the code to work for three different situation IE one word two words or three words and i can add more if i need (if anyone has a better method of writing it let me know please)

the next step is when you do a search it redirects you to a url with an ID at the end (looks like this)


now i need to "rip" the ID from the URL, the image and all the information on the card

any suggestions

Edited by silurian


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