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"Catch" click in web page

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Hi,

I wrote a small script that displays a web page within autoit GUI.

Is there a way to "catch" the clicks on the links on that web page?

The web page is customizable, so I can define the link in any way I want...

Tnx :)

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xtrim,

Yes, read the OBJ/COM Reference section of the help file. There is an example under COM Events that dscribes what you are asking.

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Hi kylomas,

I tried it and all it return is the action you perform, which is a really good progress by itself :)

But I need it to return the actual link that I click on (it is actually an anchor) - and I have several of them on that page...

So,I want to press on a link (or a-look-a-like) on the page,nothing will happen on that page, catch WHAT was pressed and then do something...

is it possible?

thank you for your help :)

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If a user clicks on a link he expects the URL to be opened. Why do you want to intercept and do something else?


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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

If a user clicks on a link he expects the URL to be opened. Why do you want to intercept and do something else?

I use it to display some local html that i dynamically create with another program.

I want it to be also dynamic - that means, when i press 'somehing' the original software will know to re-build the html.

The user does not know that this is a web page...it is inside the autoit gui, not on a web browser.

I use _IECreateEmbedded()

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Hi,

I manage to catch it by using the anchors in the HTML and using the function "IEEvent_BeforeNavigate" that was in the example that kylomas suggested.This way the page does not change and I get the anchor name from the url string.

Thank you :)

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