bird42

form filler

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Hello all,

i need a script to complete surveys for me... something like this:

open firefox

go to specified URL

wait till loaded

fill forms

submit

wait till loaded

check new URL

repeat

Could someone please suggest me the best way to do this?

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Must it be Firefox? If so, look at the FF UDF in the Examples forum. If you want to do with IE you can look at the IE functions built into AutoIt.

An example of the form, or the URL you're going to, would go a long way to helping us help you :)


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i love this forum 'cause it is full of kind helpful peoples :) thank you!

Well, it does not have to be firefox... I tried both, but i always get messy code :(

I'll try to get an html example. Anyway there are textboxes, radio buttons, drop down menus and checkboxes usually.

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Depending on the type of form, and whether the fields are "visible" in the html or hidden inside a bunch of javascript, it is usually easier to use the IE functions, in my own experience. Post what you can find, and we'll do what we can to help ;)


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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

You could also simply use a custom URL to dynamically populate the form. It depends on how the form is built but in many cases you can do that.

Along these lines, sometimes you can use something like 'curl' to post without requiring a browser at all.

Example: You can start a job in Jenkins via curl (same as logging in, and clicking the build button on a job).

Edited by jdelaney

IEbyXPATH-Grab IE DOM objects by XPATH IEscriptRecord-Makings of an IE script recorder ExcelFromXML-Create Excel docs without excel installed GetAllWindowControls-Output all control data on a given window.

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