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GetOpt.au3 v1.3

If you've ever dabbled in C (or Python, Perl etc) then you might have heard of getopt() (Wiki entry). Well, I wrote this UDF to get that functionality into AutoIt. Some searching around here on the forum did turn up some other UDFs in this direction, but I decided to write my own port anyway and parallel the implementation in the C library. It's still missing a few things but on a whole it does the job really well. It's now pretty much complete.

And I want to share it with you all. So here it is.

If you want to handle the command line options passed to your script or program like a master, then this is the UDF for you!

Main features:

  • Parses DOS style options as well as GNU style options alike.
  • Handles both short and long options.
  • Define options that must have arguments when used.
  • Define and handle suboptions (-s=foo,bar=quux,baz).
  • Supports + and /- option modifiers.
  • Casts string arguments to AutoIt variants, e.g. -a=yes becomes True.
  • Easy access to any passed operand that's not an option.

Some examples of invoking scripts:

Script.au3 -a -b=10 --long-option file.txt
Script.au3 /A /B:10 /Long-Option file.txt

As you see you can use both styles on the command line (as a matter of fact, at this moment you could even mix them but that wouldn't be good practice). In your script you just set the options you want to detect with _GetOpt_Set() and then iterate through each option with _GetOpt(). The 'file.txt' is available through _GetOpt_Oper(). See GetOpt-Example.au3 below for a step-by-step walkthrough of using GetOpt.au3.

The UDF:

GetOpt.au3 (+43)

GetOpt-Example.au3: A demo of GetOpt.au3

#include <GetOpt.au3>
#include <Array.au3> ; For demo purposes only.

If 0 = $CmdLine[0] Then
    ; Create our own example command line.
    Run(FileGetShortName(@AutoItExe) & ' ' & FileGetShortName(@ScriptFullPath) & ' -a=no -b=42 -c=0.5 /Windows:' & @OSVersion & ' -z --required -s=foo,bar=quux,baz +p /-M -- -w=ignored Hello World!')
    Exit
EndIf

_GetOpt_Demo()

Func _GetOpt_Demo()
    Local $sMsg = @ScriptName & ' for GetOpt v' & $GETOPT_VERSION & '.' & @CRLF & 'Parsing: ' & _ArrayToString($CmdLine, ' ', 1) & @CRLF & @CRLF; Message.
    Local $sOpt, $sSubOpt, $sOper
    ; Options array, entries have the format [short, long, default value]
    Local $aOpts[9][3] = [ _
        ['-a', '--a-option', True], _
        ['-b', '--b-option', False], _
        ['-c', '--c-option', 'c option argument'], _
        ['/W', '/Windows', 'windows style argument'], _ ; For demo purposes styles are mixed.
        ['-r', '--required', $GETOPT_REQUIRED_ARGUMENT], _ ; This option requires an argument.
        ['-s', '--suboption', $GETOPT_REQUIRED_ARGUMENT], _ ; option with suboptions.
        ['-p', '--plus', Default], _
        ['/M', '/Minus', Default], _
        ['-h', '--help', True] _
    ]
    ; Suboptions array, entries have the format [suboption, default value]
    Local $aSubOpts[2][2] = [ _
        ['foo', 47], _
        ['bar', True] _
    ]
    _GetOpt_Set($aOpts) ; Set options.
    If 0 < $GetOpt_Opts[0] Then ; If there are any options...
        While 1 ; ...loop through them one by one.
            ; Get the next option passing a string with valid options.
            $sOpt = _GetOpt('abcwr:s:pmh') ; r: means -r option requires an argument.
            If Not $sOpt Then ExitLoop ; No options or end of loop.
            ; Check @extended above if you want better error handling.
            ; The current option is stored in $GetOpt_Opt, it's index (in $GetOpt_Opts)
            ; in $GetOpt_Ind and it's value in $GetOpt_Arg.
            Switch $sOpt ; What is the current option?
                Case '?' ; Unknown options come here. @extended is set to $E_GETOPT_UNKNOWN_OPTION
                    $sMsg &= 'Unknown option: ' & $GetOpt_Ind & ': ' & $GetOpt_Opt
                    $sMsg &= ' with value "' & $GetOpt_Arg & '" (' & VarGetType($GetOpt_Arg) & ').' & @CRLF
                Case ':' ; Options with missing required arguments come here. @extended is set to $E_GETOPT_MISSING_ARGUMENT
                    $sMsg &= 'Missing required argument for option: ' & $GetOpt_Ind & ': ' & $GetOpt_Opt & @CRLF
                Case 'a', 'b', 'c', 'w', 'p', 'm'
                    $sMsg &= 'Option ' & $GetOpt_Ind & ': ' & $GetOpt_Opt
                    $sMsg &= ' with value "' & $GetOpt_Arg & '" (' & VarGetType($GetOpt_Arg) & ')'
                    If $GETOPT_MOD_PLUS = $GetOpt_Mod Then
                        $sMsg &= ' and invoked with plus modifier (+' & $GetOpt_Opt & ')'
                    ElseIf $GETOPT_MOD_MINUS = $GetOpt_Mod Then
                        $sMsg &= ' and invoked with minus modifier (/-' & $GetOpt_Opt & ')'
                    EndIf
                    $sMsg &= '.' & @CRLF
                Case 'r'
                    $sMsg &= 'Option ' & $GetOpt_Ind & ': ' & $GetOpt_Opt
                    $sMsg &= ' with required value "' & $GetOpt_Arg & '" (' & VarGetType($GetOpt_Arg) & ')'
                    If $GETOPT_MOD_PLUS = $GetOpt_Mod Then
                        $sMsg &= ' and invoked with plus modifier (+' & $GetOpt_Opt & ')'
                    ElseIf $GETOPT_MOD_MINUS = $GetOpt_Mod Then
                        $sMsg &= ' and invoked with minus modifier (/-' & $GetOpt_Opt & ')'
                    EndIf
                    $sMsg &= '.' & @CRLF
                Case 's'
                    $sMsg &= 'Option ' & $GetOpt_Ind & ': ' & $GetOpt_Opt
                    $sMsg &= ' with required suboptions:' & @CRLF
                    While 1 ; Loop through suboptions.
                        $sSubOpt = _GetOpt_Sub($GetOpt_Arg, $aSubOpts)
                        If Not $sSubOpt Then ExitLoop ; No suboptions or end of loop.
                        ; Check @extended above if you want better error handling.
                        ; The current suboption is stored in $GetOpt_SubOpt, it's index (in $GetOpt_SubOpts)
                        ; in $GetOpt_SubInd and it's value in $GetOpt_SubArg.
                        Switch $sSubOpt ; What is the current suboption?
                            Case '?'
                                $sMsg &= '    Unknown suboption ' & $GetOpt_SubInd & ': ' & $GetOpt_SubOpt
                                $sMsg &= ' with value "' & $GetOpt_SubArg & '" (' & VarGetType($GetOpt_SubArg) & ').' & @CRLF
                            Case 'foo', 'bar'
                                $sMsg &= '    Suboption ' & $GetOpt_SubInd & ': ' & $GetOpt_SubOpt
                                $sMsg &= ' with value "' & $GetOpt_SubArg & '" (' & VarGetType($GetOpt_SubArg) & ').' & @CRLF
                        EndSwitch
                    WEnd
                    If $GETOPT_MOD_PLUS = $GetOpt_Mod Then
                        $sMsg &= 'And invoked with plus modifier (+' & $GetOpt_Opt & ').'
                    ElseIf $GETOPT_MOD_MINUS = $GetOpt_Mod Then
                        $sMsg &= ' and invoked with minus modifier (/-' & $GetOpt_Opt & ')'
                    EndIf
                Case 'h'
                    MsgBox(0, 'GetOpt.au3', 'GetOpt.au3 example.' & @CRLF & _
                            'Just try out some options and find out what happens!')
                    Exit
            EndSwitch
        WEnd
    Else
        $sMsg &= 'No options passed.' & @CRLF
    EndIf
    $sMsg &= @CRLF
    If 0 < $GetOpt_Opers[0] Then ; If there are any operands...
        While 1 ; ...loop through them one by one.
            $sOper = _GetOpt_Oper() ; Get the next operand.
            If Not $sOper Then ExitLoop ; no operands or end of loop.
            ; Check @extended above if you want better error handling.
            $sMsg &= 'Operand ' & $GetOpt_OperInd & ': ' & $sOper & @CRLF
        WEnd
    Else
        $sMsg &= 'No operands passed.' & @CRLF
    EndIf
    MsgBox(0, @ScriptName, $sMsg) ; Let's see what we've got.
    _ArrayDisplay($GetOpt_Opts, '$GetOpt_Opts')
    _ArrayDisplay($GetOpt_Opers, '$GetOpt_Opers')
    _ArrayDisplay($GetOpt_ArgV, '$GetOpt_ArgV')
    Exit
EndFunc

Version 1.3:
+ Added support for -- (marks end of options).
+ Added support for + option modifiers e.g. +x.
+ Added support for /- option modifiers e.g. /-X.
+ Added _GetOpt_Sub to iterate through comma-separated suboptions like -s=a=foo,b=bar.
* Changed $GETOPT_REQUIRED_ARGUMENT from keyword Default to Chr(127), keyword can now be used as an option argument.
* Standardized comments and function headers.
* Tidy-ed up source code.
Version 1.2:
+ Support for required arguments with options, e.g. _GetOpt('ab:c') where -b=foo is valid and -b will return an error.
+ Added support for /C:foo (colon) when using DOS style.
+ Added optional auto-casting of arguments from Strings to AutoIt variants, e.g. -a=yes on the CLI would set the $GetOpt_Arg to True and not 'yes'. See __GetOpt_Cast.
* Private __GetOpt_DOSToGNU to simplify code.
Version 1.1:
* Initial public release.

If you encounter any bugs or have any suggestions, requests or improvements, then please let me know.

Happy coding!

Edited by dany

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This set of functions is for dealing with command line parameters sent to your script when you run the exe.

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Thank you for this awesome tool. I really love it. I did find an issue. When using an option, I am not able to send a zero as an option for a required option. For instance:

-t=0 or /t:0

This gives me an error that results from going into the Case ':'

I do have version 1.3, I upgraded today from 1.2.

Thanks again for the tool.

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Thank you for this awesome tool. I really love it. I did find an issue. When using an option, I am not able to send a zero as an option for a required option. For instance:

 

-t=0 or /t:0

 

This gives me an error that results from going into the Case ':'

 

I do have version 1.3, I upgraded today from 1.2.

 

Thanks again for the tool.

The same happens when passing "True/Yes/yes/y" as the required option.

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Thank you for your excellent UDF.  I used years ago with great success with an earlier version of Autoit--I don't recall which one.  Recently, using Autoit 3.3.14.2, I get a syntax error on these statements:

Global Const Enum $GETOPT_MOD_NONE = 0, $GETOPT_MOD_PLUS, $GETOPT_MOD_MINUS ; Int: Option modifiers.

 Global Const Enum $E_GETOPT_BAD_FUNCTION_ARGUMENT = 1, _
        $E_GETOPT_INVALID_OPTIONS, $E_GETOPT_NO_OPTIONS_SET, _
        $E_GETOPT_NO_COMMAND_LINE, $E_GETOPT_NO_OPTIONS, $E_GETOPT_NO_OPERANDS, _
        $E_GETOPT_UNKNOWN_OPTION, $E_GETOPT_MISSING_ARGUMENT, _
        $E_GETOPT_SUBOPTION_MISMATCH, $E_GETOPT_NO_SUBOPTIONS, $E_GETOPT_UNKNOWN_SUBOPTION

I found that if I remove the Const qualifier, the module compiles successfully.  Perhaps some change to Autoit altered the previously  valid syntax. After all, Enum implies Const.  

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Interesting UDF .
Here is little refactored version.

 

GetOpt.au3

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My contribution to others projects or UDF based on  others projects: * _sql.au3 UDF  * POP3.au3 UDF *  RTF Printer - UDF * XML.au3 UDF * ADO.au3 UDF SMTP Mailer UDF * Dual Monitor resolution detection * * 2GUI on Dual Monitor System * _SciLexer.au3 UDF * SciTE - Lexer for console pane

Useful links: * Forum Rules * Forum etiquette *  Forum Information and FAQs * How to post code on the forum * AutoIt Online Documentation * AutoIt Online Beta Documentation * SciTE4AutoIt3 getting started * Convert text blocks to AutoIt code * Games made in Autoit * Programming related sites * Polish AutoIt Tutorial * DllCall Code Generator * 

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I encourage you to read: * Global Vars * Best Coding Practices * Please explain code used in Help file for several File functions * OOP-like approach in AutoIt * UDF-Spec Questions *  EXAMPLE: How To Catch ConsoleWrite() output to a file or to CMD *

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winhttp.au3 related : * https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/206771-winhttpau3-download-problem-youre-speaking-plain-http-to-an-ssl-enabled-server-port/

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Current version v1.4:
 

GetOpt.zip

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Please remember: "AutoIt"..... *  Wondering who uses AutoIt and what it can be used for ? * Forum Rules *
ADO.au3 UDF * POP3.au3 UDF * XML.au3 UDF * for other useful stuff click the following button:

Spoiler

Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind. 

My contribution (my own projects): * Debenu Quick PDF Library - UDF * Debenu PDF Viewer SDK - UDF * Acrobat Reader - ActiveX Viewer * UDF for PDFCreator v1.x.x * XZip - UDF * AppCompatFlags UDF * CrowdinAPI UDF * _WinMergeCompare2Files() * _JavaExceptionAdd() * _IsBeta() * Writing DPI Awareness App - workaround * _AutoIt_RequiredVersion() * Chilkatsoft.au3 UDF * TeamViewer.au3 UDF * JavaManagement UDF * VIES over SOAP * WinSCP UDF * GHAPI UDF - modest begining - comunication with GitHub REST APIErrorLog.au3 UDF - A logging Library * Include Dependency Tree (Tool for analyzing script relations) *

My contribution to others projects or UDF based on  others projects: * _sql.au3 UDF  * POP3.au3 UDF *  RTF Printer - UDF * XML.au3 UDF * ADO.au3 UDF SMTP Mailer UDF * Dual Monitor resolution detection * * 2GUI on Dual Monitor System * _SciLexer.au3 UDF * SciTE - Lexer for console pane

Useful links: * Forum Rules * Forum etiquette *  Forum Information and FAQs * How to post code on the forum * AutoIt Online Documentation * AutoIt Online Beta Documentation * SciTE4AutoIt3 getting started * Convert text blocks to AutoIt code * Games made in Autoit * Programming related sites * Polish AutoIt Tutorial * DllCall Code Generator * 

Wiki: Expand your knowledge - AutoIt Wiki * Collection of User Defined Functions * How to use HelpFile * Good coding practices in AutoIt * 

OpenOffice/LibreOffice/XLS Related: WriterDemo.au3 * XLS/MDB from scratch with ADOX

IE Related:  * How to use IE.au3  UDF with  AutoIt v3.3.14.x * Why isn't Autoit able to click a Javascript Dialog? * Clicking javascript button with no ID * IE document >> save as MHT file * IETab Switcher (by LarsJ ) * HTML Entities * _IEquerySelectorAll() (by uncommon) * IE in TaskSchedulerIE Embedded Control Versioning (use IE9+ and HTML5 in a GUI) * PDF Related:How to get reference to PDF object embeded in IE *

I encourage you to read: * Global Vars * Best Coding Practices * Please explain code used in Help file for several File functions * OOP-like approach in AutoIt * UDF-Spec Questions *  EXAMPLE: How To Catch ConsoleWrite() output to a file or to CMD *

I also encourage you to check awesome @trancexx code:  * Create COM objects from modules without any demand on user to register anything. * Another COM object registering stuffOnHungApp handlerAvoid "AutoIt Error" message box in unknown errors  * HTML editor

winhttp.au3 related : * https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/206771-winhttpau3-download-problem-youre-speaking-plain-http-to-an-ssl-enabled-server-port/

"Homo sum; humani nil a me alienum puto" - Publius Terentius Afer
"Program are meant to be read by humans and only incidentally for computers and execute" - Donald Knuth, "The Art of Computer Programming"
:naughty:  :ranting:, be  :) and       \\//_.

Anticipating Errors :  "Any program that accepts data from a user must include code to validate that data before sending it to the data store. You cannot rely on the data store, ...., or even your programming language to notify you of problems. You must check every byte entered by your users, making sure that data is the correct type for its field and that required fields are not empty."

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      _WD_WaitElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByCSSSelector, "body") Local $mainpagebody = _WD_FindElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByCSSSelector, "body") _WD_HighlightElement($sSession, $mainpagebody, 2) _WD_WaitElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByCSSSelector, "img.print-button") Local $printbutton = _WD_FindElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByCSSSelector, "img.print-button") _WD_ElementAction($sSession, $printbutton, 'click') _WD_LoadWait($sSession) Sleep(3000) _WD_WaitElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByCSSSelector, "body") Local $printpagebody = _WD_FindElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByCSSSelector, "body") _WD_HighlightElement($sSession, $printpagebody, 2) The script above highlights the main web page "body" element, then clicks a tag to print a specific part of the page, then it will open a print page window where i am trying to highlight the body of that print page - but it looks like it is dropping from the session because it opens up another chrome page chrome://print.
       
      Below is the output log:
      __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/element; $sData={"using":"css selector","value":"body"} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}}... _WD_FindElement: {"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}} _WD_WaitElement ==> Success __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/element; $sData={"using":"css selector","value":"body"} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}}... _WD_FindElement: {"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}} __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/execute/sync; $sData={"script":"arguments[0].style='background: #FFFF66; border-radius: 5px; padding-left: 3px;'; return true;", "args":[{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}]} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":true}... _WD_ExecuteScript: {"value":true}... __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/element; $sData={"using":"css selector","value":"img.print-link"} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"eb9e4673-4dec-4d4c-be6a-b7967743394b"}}... _WD_FindElement: {"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"eb9e4673-4dec-4d4c-be6a-b7967743394b"}} _WD_WaitElement ==> Success __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/element; $sData={"using":"css selector","value":"img.print-link"} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"eb9e4673-4dec-4d4c-be6a-b7967743394b"}}... _WD_FindElement: {"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"eb9e4673-4dec-4d4c-be6a-b7967743394b"}} __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/element/eb9e4673-4dec-4d4c-be6a-b7967743394b/click; $sData={"id":"eb9e4673-4dec-4d4c-be6a-b7967743394b"} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":null}... _WD_ElementAction: {"value":null}... __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/execute/sync; $sData={"script":"arguments[0].style='background: #FFFF66; border-radius: 5px; padding-left: 3px;'; return true;", "args":[{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"eb9e4673-4dec-4d4c-be6a-b7967743394b"}]} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":true}... _WD_ExecuteScript: {"value":true}... __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/execute/sync; $sData={"script":"return document.readyState", "args":[]} __WD_Post: StatusCode=500; ResponseText={"value":{"error":"script timeout","message":"script timeout\n (Session info: chrome=92.0.4515.107)... __WD_Post ==> Webdriver Exception: {"value":{"error":"script timeout","message":"script timeout\n (Session info: chrome=92.0.4515.107)","stacktrace":"Backtrace:\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00C63733+2504499]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00BFC401+2081793]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00B024F0+1058032]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00B55685+1398405]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00B45E83+1334915]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00B54CDB+1395931]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00B45D4B+1334603]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00B222B4+1188532]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00B23149+1192265]\n\tGetHandleVerifier [0x00DDFB8C+1512252]\n\tGetHandleVerifier [0x00E8B0DF+2214031]\n\tGetHandleVerifier [0x00CE4BC3+484211]\n\tGetHandleVerifier [0x00CE3E69+480793]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00C0218D+2105741]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00C066E8+2123496]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00C06827+2123815]\n\tOrdinal0 [0x00C0FB73+2161523]\n\tBaseThreadInitThunk [0x75EB62C4+36]\n\tRtlSubscribeWnfStateChangeNotification [0x77C11B69+1081]\n\tRtlSubscribeWnfStateChangeNotification [0x77C11B34+1028]\n"}} _WD_ExecuteScript: {"value":{"error":"script timeout","message":"script timeout\n (Session info: chrome=92.0.4515.107)... _WD_ExecuteScript ==> Webdriver Exception: HTTP status = 500 _WD_LoadWait ==> Webdriver Exception __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/element; $sData={"using":"css selector","value":"body"} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}}... _WD_FindElement: {"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}} _WD_WaitElement ==> Success __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/element; $sData={"using":"css selector","value":"body"} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}}... _WD_FindElement: {"value":{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}} __WD_Post: URL=HTTP://127.0.0.1:9515/session/cd08704233a965ccbaf9292e8692c3e4/execute/sync; $sData={"script":"arguments[0].style='background: #FFFF66; border-radius: 5px; padding-left: 3px;'; return true;", "args":[{"element-6066-11e4-a52e-4f735466cecf":"91a394f0-004c-480d-aedf-52e2b30233c6"}]} __WD_Post: StatusCode=200; ResponseText={"value":true}... _WD_ExecuteScript: {"value":true}...  
      Is it even possible to select elements in print page?

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