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TexasChris

Click a button with no ID or Name

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I need to fire the onclick event for a link but I have no way to identify the object.

<div id="button">
     <a href="" onclick="some_javascript_here">
          <img alt="Add Account" src="images/add_account_button_blue.jpg">
     </a>
</div>

As you can see, I can identify the parent element in the DOM (id="button") but I can't find a way to use that information to target the daughter <a> tag.

Any ideas?

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$oCol = $oDiv.childnodes

Then loop through like:

For $oTag in $oCol

_ieaction($oTag, "Click")

Next

you will need logic if there is more than one child node, inside the loop


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Once you have a reference to the div, you should be able to do the following:

$oElement = _IETagNameGetCollection($oDiv, "A", 0)

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Once you have a reference to the div, you should be able to do the following:

$oElement = _IETagNameGetCollection($oDiv, "A", 0)

Fantastic! Worked like a charm.

Jdelaney - Your solution worked as well and I like that it can be used in boader application although DanP2 solution was sufficiant for this specific issue. Thanks for showing me the childnodes code. Crawling the DOM that way will come in handy at some point!

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