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Extracting a value from a selected dropbox on web page

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I am trying to select a value from a selected dropbox on a webpage so I can insert the value into a string variable.....

here is the sample html:

<div class="m-form-set">

<label><label for="player_email_player_id">To:</label></label>

<select id="player_email_player_id" name="player_email[player_id]"><option value="">Select a player</option>

<option value="96181">John Doe</option>

<option value="142740">Jackie Chan</option>

<option value="136216">Pine Tree</option></select>

</div>

Thanks for your help in advance!

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Have you looked at _IEFormElementOptionselect and it's examples?

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No, I have not, thanks for the direction.

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I am however using google chrome, will that make a difference?

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i am not sure how to use this in this manner

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I am however using google chrome, will that make a difference?

Yes. It would have been helpful if you had included this little detail in your initial post. :doh:

What I posted was intended to be used with IE. Sorry, but I don't know of any way to do this with chrome.

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Is there a control function that will copy it?

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It shouldn't matter what browser you're using if you're trying to get the contents of the webpage into a variable, use the _IE functions and it won't matter which browser you prefer, because it won't actually use the browser it will get the page information from the webserver, not the browser window.


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