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OK so i have a script i run for work that helps to automate some webtools we use. been using it for a couple years now.

well i got a new computer and had to upgrade IE to IE9 . the script mostly works but has some issues

it would seem that _IEDocInsertHTML() no longer works . not sure if there's something i can do to help this or if there's new security and IE can't be modified by an outside process.

the au3 hasent been updated since 06 so i have the latest version.

_IEBodyReadText() also seems to be acting up and not providing the text as it was.

anyone encounter these problems is there something easy i can do to fix it?

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I'm not sure if it applies to the problems you're having but do a search here for IE9 and compatibility mode.


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
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Thanks, but it's not a compatibility mode thing. off or on the behavior is the same. also tried elevating the script by running as admin and still no dice.

after testing i finally fixed it by re-compiling. for reasons i don't understand the old executable just wouldent work. i extracted parts of the code to test the individual functions and they still seemed to work as designed so i just recompiled and now it works again. weird

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There have been a lot of changes since 2006, perhaps one/some of the changes makes the UDF more compatible with IE9 than previous versions of it.


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
Give a programmer the correct code and he can do his work for a day. Teach a programmer to debug and he can do his work for a lifetime - by Chirag Gude
How to ask questions the smart way!

I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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              Next
              ;Back out to Category List
              _IEAction($oIE,"back")
          EndIf
      Next
      _IEQuit($oIE)
       
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      The requested action with this object has failed.:
      If StringInStr($oLinkThread.href,"thread_id") Then
      If StringInStr($oLinkThread^ ERROR
      Thanks,
      -John
       
    • Lights_On
      By Lights_On
      Hi All,
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