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Chrome support for AutoIT is here!  This UDF includes a Chrome Extension (http://developer.chrome.com/extensions/getstarted.html) and Native Messaging Host (http://developer.chrome.com/extensions/m

Hmmm, odd that something is uploading.  There certainly isn't anything in this solution that uploads or downloads. Here's a description of exactly what the 3 components to the UDF do (in case anyone

Yes, it might seem odd that the registry value is escaped, though it must be this way or the native messaging host won't start.  That's my experience. Here's more information to help in troubleshoot

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9 hours ago, raycred said:

Thats not work with windows 10 :(

mmm  First post in the forum telling that something isn't working.
Welcome and in case you have a question we're happy to help but statements like these aren't very helpfull.

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So... if i dont research before post its a problem, if i research is a problem also... :(

Well, i used this udf in windows server 2012, windows 7, with the same script, also with your examples... But when i try in windows 10 doesnt work... maybe because autoit_chrome_native_messaging_host_install.exe... i dont know why but i tried in two different Windows 10 and doesnt work.

 

 

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Just now, raycred said:

So... if i dont research before post its a problem, if i research is a problem also... :(

Well, i used this udf in windows server 2012, windows 7, with the same script, also with your examples... But when i try in windows 10 doesnt work... maybe because autoit_chrome_native_messaging_host_install.exe... i dont know why but i tried in two different Windows 10 and doesnt work.

 

 

With the examples* provided in the first post.

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I can't get the Chrome UDF working. I have Windows 7 with Google Chrome up to date : Version 65.0.3325.181 (Build officiel) (32 bits)

Installation on Autoit Extention in developer Mode is ok (screenshot here).

These 3 functions are working :

  • _ChromeShutdown
  • _ChromeStartup
  • _ChromeDocWaitForExistenceByTitle  (or due to timeout ?)

 

Other functions are not working, for example :

  • _ChromeEval("alert('hello world');")

 

_ChromeEval("document.getElementById('content_reflink').innerHTML;")

returns @error:2 --> "there was no response from Chrome"

 

Any ideas how to make this work ?

 
 

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The alternatives are in faq 31 described. Either uiautomation or webdriver can automate chrome.

A trick to get alert javascript or any other information is to do a sendkeys javascript:.... to the addressbar with that approach the sky is more or less the limit on automation.

 

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I have the same problem - Win7 64, Chrome UDF does not work.
I looked for a problem with Chrome Native Messaging Host
In file  ..User\AppData\Roaming\AutoIt3\Chrome Native Messaging Host\manifest.json
It is necessary to specify the extension id "
AutoIT for Google Chrome" in "allowed_origins"

  "allowed_origins": [
    "chrome-extension://leakmpklghcpopcfgkkjjfhmlkhocjlj/"
  ]

In windows 7 it is not enough, perhaps, security updates lock operation .
But In Windows XP it was launched

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autoit-chrome-native-messaging-host.exe does not return any values in the output.txt file. Chrome version: Version 67.0.3396.79 (Official Build) (64-bit)

The Extension which has been provided does not install in the Chrome. Error: Apps, Extensions, and user scripts cannot be added from this website.

Please help...

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I think the best way to interact with the latest version of Chrome is now the WebDriver UDF:

 

My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2022-02-19 - Version 1.6.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
OutlookEX (2021-11-16 - Version 1.7.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (2021-04-13 - Version 1.4.0.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
PowerPoint (2021-08-31 - Version 1.5.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Task Scheduler (NEW 2022-07-28 - Version 1.6.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Standard UDFs:
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki
WebDriver - Wiki

 

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On 4/5/2018 at 6:58 AM, sieurcoug said:

I can't get the Chrome UDF working. I have Windows 7 with Google Chrome up to date : Version 65.0.3325.181 (Build officiel) (32 bits)

Installation on Autoit Extention in developer Mode is ok (screenshot here).

These 3 functions are working :

  • _ChromeShutdown
  • _ChromeStartup
  • _ChromeDocWaitForExistenceByTitle  (or due to timeout ?)

 

Other functions are not working, for example :

  • _ChromeEval("alert('hello world');")

 

_ChromeEval("document.getElementById('content_reflink').innerHTML;")

returns @error:2 --> "there was no response from Chrome"

 

Any ideas how to make this work ?

 
 

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The problem appears to be that the installer for the native messaging host is not registering the manifest file in the registry properly.

see: https://developer.chrome.com/extensions/nativeMessaging#native-messaging-host-location

Manually creating the registry entry fixed the problem for me.

# from a cmd prompt or Run command

REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Google\Chrome\NativeMessagingHosts\com.sean.consoleread" /ve /t REG_SZ /d "C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\AutoIt3\Chrome Native Messaging Host\manifest.json" /f

 

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IE is no longer supported by the website I need to automate. Some controls (buttons, checkboxes, etc.) are already not functioning properly. I'm mentally preparing myself to rewrite my scripts for another browser.

How is this UDF holding up..?

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On 3/13/2019 at 7:47 PM, XinYoung said:

IE is no longer supported by the website I need to automate. Some controls (buttons, checkboxes, etc.) are already not functioning properly. I'm mentally preparing myself to rewrite my scripts for another browser.

How is this UDF holding up..?

Search For Webdriver Udf

It will accomodate all browsers(probably) (Chrome+FF+Opera+Safari) and no  more rewrite of scripts

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Hola!

Currently I have Windows 10, version 1809,  I'm also running Chrome version 73.0.3683.86 and work correctly by only ensuring that after installing "autoit_chrome_native_messaging_host_install" and have the correct id of the Chrome extension to be used in the manifest file:

😄 \ Users \ <User> \ AppData \ Roaming \ AutoIt3 \ Chrome Native Messaging Host \ manifest.json

"allowed_origins": [

    "chrome-extension://leakmpklghcpopcfgkkjjfhmlkhocjlj/"

  ]

To know your extension id you must enable the developer mode and it immediately appears, after that you update the manifest and everything will work fine.

I hope it helps, greetings.

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Hi Seangriffin,

I am using your "Chrome UDF for AutoIT 1.0" to try to automate a daily process on Chrome which the vendor website is stick to.

I made a very good progress. THANK YOU!

Now I have some challenges: 

1.  Cannot actually change the value of DatePicker on the web page even though the text is changed correctly. I used _ChromeObjSetValueByName("EndDate", "1/3/2019")

2. One checkbox on the web page only has ID but no name. I need to check it. There is function called _ChromeInputSetCheckedWithValueByName() but no _ChromeInputSetCheckedWithValueById().

3. How to click on a specific <nav> <ul> <li> menu item ?

Do you have new version for  "Chrome UDF for AutoIT"?

Thanks!

 

 

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“AutoIT for Google Chrome.crx” and ”autoit_chrome_native_messaging_host_install.exe“,

For some reason (such as network Forbidden), I can't download the required plugins or extensions here. Which friends can upload them to the "https://github.com/" website? Thanks.....

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#FUNCTION# ==================================================================================================================== ; Name ..........: _EXEC7za ; Description ...: launch 7Za.exe with params and returns exit codes ; Syntax ........: EXEC7za($7zCommands, $archive, $folder[, $show]) ; Parameters ....: $7zCommands - 7zip command line params ; $archive - complete path to the archive ; $folder - the source/destination folder ; $show - optional set the state of 7za console visibility, default @SW_HIDE, ; other values as ShellExecuteWait() ; Return values .: 1 - Success ; 0 - and set @error = 1 ; and ; @extended = 1 (Warning (Non fatal error(s)) ; @extended = 2 (Fatal error) ; @extended = 7 (Command line error) ; @extended = 8 (Not enough memory for operation) ; @extended = 255 (User stopped the process) ; @extended values set by 7za.exe exit codes ; Author ........: NSC ; Modified ......: 2022/05/13 ; Remarks .......: requires 7za.exe in @scriptdir, 7za.exe (7-Zip Extra: standalone console version) ; Thanks to 7-zip.org ; Related .......: ; Link ..........: ; Examples .......: compress a folder recursive with subfolders ; EXEC7za("u -mx4 -bt", c:\folder1\archive.7z", c:\folder1\folderTOcompress\ ) ; uncompress the same folder recursive ; EXEC7za("x -aoa -bt -r", "c:\folder1\archive.7z", "-oc:\folder2\") ; =============================================================================================================================== Func _EXEC_7za($7zCommands, $archive, $folder, $show = @SW_HIDE) Local $return7za = ShellExecuteWait($7za_exe, $7zCommands & ' "' & $archive & '" "' & $folder & '"', '', $SHEX_OPEN, $show) Select Case $return7za = 0 Return 1 Case Else Return SetError(1, $return7za, 0) EndSelect EndFunc ;==>_EXEC_7za ; #FUNCTION# ==================================================================================================================== ; Name ..........: _UNcompress_7za ; Description ...: launch 7Za.exe with preset params to uncompress an archive (.7z or .zip recursively) and returns exit codes ; Syntax ........: _UNcompress_7za($archive, $folder[, $show]) ; Parameters ....: $archive - complete path to the archive ; $folder - the source/destination folder ; $show - optional set the state of 7za console visibility, default @SW_HIDE, ; other values as ShellExecuteWait() ; Return values .: 1 - Success ; 0 - and set @error = 1 ; and ; @extended = 1 (Warning (Non fatal error(s)) ; @extended = 2 (Fatal error) ; @extended = 7 (Command line error) ; @extended = 8 (Not enough memory for operation) ; @extended = 255 (User stopped the process) ; @extended values set by 7za.exe exit codes ; Author ........: NSC ; Modified ......: 2022/05/19 ; Remarks .......: requires 7za.exe in @scriptdir, 7za.exe (7-Zip Extra: standalone console version) ; Thanks to 7-zip.org ; Related .......: ; Link ..........: ; =============================================================================================================================== Func _UNcompress_7za($archive, $folder, $show = @SW_HIDE) Local $return7za = ShellExecuteWait($7za_exe, "x -aoa -bt -r" & ' "' & $archive & '" -o"' & $folder & '"', '', $SHEX_OPEN, $show) Select Case $return7za = 0 Return 1 Case Else Return SetError(1, $return7za, 0) EndSelect EndFunc ;==>_UNcompress_Folder_7za ; #FUNCTION# ==================================================================================================================== ; Name ..........: _COMpress_7za_7z ; Description ...: launch 7Za.exe with precompiled params to compress in .7z format ;a single file, a filtered (*.pdf) bunch of files or a folder (recursively) and returns exit codes ; Syntax ........: _COMpress_7za_7z($archive, $folder[, $show [, $compLvl]] ) ; Parameters ....: $archive - complete path to the archive ; $folder - the source file(s) / folder ; $show - optional set the state of 7za console visibility, default @SW_HIDE, ; other values as ShellExecuteWait() ; $CompLvl - optional compression level (1-9) default 4 ; Return values .: 1 - Success ; 0 - and set @error = 1 ; and ; @extended = 1 (Warning (Non fatal error(s)) ; @extended = 2 (Fatal error) ; @extended = 7 (Command line error) ; @extended = 8 (Not enough memory for operation) ; @extended = 255 (User stopped the process) ; @extended values set by 7za.exe exit codes ; Author ........: NSC ; Modified ......: 2022/06/22 ; Remarks .......: requires 7za.exe in @scriptdir, 7za.exe (7-Zip Extra: standalone console version) ; avoids re-compress of popular archives. ; Thanks to 7-zip.org ; Related .......: ; Link ..........: ; =============================================================================================================================== Func _COMpress_7za_7z($archive, $folder, $show = @SW_HIDE, $CompLvl = 4) If StringRight($folder, 4) = ".zip" Or StringRight($folder, 3) = ".7z" Or StringRight($folder, 4) = ".rar" Or StringRight($folder, 4) = ".lha" Or StringRight($folder, 3) = ".gz" Or StringRight($folder, 7) = ".tar.gz" Or StringRight($folder, 4) = ".iso" Then $CompLvl = 0 EndIf Local $return7za = ShellExecuteWait($7za_exe, 'u -mx' & $CompLvl & ' -mmt -bt' & ' "' & $archive & '" "' & $folder & '"', '', $SHEX_OPEN, $show) Select Case $return7za = 0 Return 1 Case Else Return SetError(1, $return7za, 0) EndSelect EndFunc ;==>_COMpress_7za_7z ; #FUNCTION# ==================================================================================================================== ; Name ..........: _COMpress_7za_zip ; Description ...: launch 7Za.exe with precompiled params to compress in zip format ; a single file, a filtered (*.pdf) bunch of files or a folder (recursively) and returns exit codes ; Syntax ........: _COMpress_7za_zip($archive, $folder[, $show [, $compLvl]] ) ; Parameters ....: $archive - complete path to the archive ; $folder - the source file(s) / folder ; $show - optional set the state of 7za console visibility, default @SW_HIDE, ; other values as ShellExecuteWait() ; $CompLvl - optional compression level (1-9) default 4 ; Return values .: 1 - Success ; 0 - and set @error = 1 ; and ; @extended = 1 (Warning (Non fatal error(s)) ; @extended = 2 (Fatal error) ; @extended = 7 (Command line error) ; @extended = 8 (Not enough memory for operation) ; @extended = 255 (User stopped the process) ; @extended values set by 7za.exe exit codes ; Author ........: NSC ; Modified ......: 2022/06/22 ; Remarks .......: requires 7za.exe in @scriptdir, 7za.exe (7-Zip Extra: standalone console version), ; avoids re-compress of popular archives. ; Thanks to 7-zip.org ; Related .......: ; Link ..........: ; =============================================================================================================================== Func _COMpress_7za_zip($archive, $folder, $show = @SW_HIDE, $CompLvl = 9) If StringRight($folder, 4) = ".zip" Or StringRight($folder, 3) = ".7z" Or StringRight($folder, 4) = ".rar" Or StringRight($folder, 4) = ".lha" Or StringRight($folder, 3) = ".gz" Or StringRight($folder, 7) = ".tar.gz" Or StringRight($folder, 4) = ".iso" Then $CompLvl = 0 EndIf Local $return7za = ShellExecuteWait($7za_exe, 'u -tzip -mx' & $CompLvl & ' -mmt -bt' & ' "' & $archive & '" "' & $folder & '"', '', $SHEX_OPEN, $show) Select Case $return7za = 0 Return 1 Case Else Return SetError(1, $return7za, 0) EndSelect EndFunc ;==>_COMpress_7za_zip You have to provide 7za.exe, in scriptdir in some way, maybe with a fileinstall or embedding in some way. 
      Daily I use most of the time:
      _UNcompress_7za
      _COMpress_7za_7z
      so I'am almost done with these funcs....
      Also I made a quick and dirty benchmark on some real world data (for me at least) , comparing the windows DLL, the zip ULTRA by 7zip and the various 7zip levels.

      My choice is level 4 (time/size) but your mileage may vary...
      Also, extracting many thousands of little files from a 7z archive with 7zip is waaaay fast in respect to other solutions.
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