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Difficulty submitting web page forms

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Hi all,


I've created a script to rotate between browser pages and a local app and all is working dandy. I am however having difficulties with submitting the page data.


Where the username and email field can be handled via _IEGetObjByName, the submit button doesn't have an elementID that I can use:

<button class="btn blue form-login full-width" type="submit" tabindex="3">Login</button>


I've tried to use _IEFormSubmit and tried tab to the index but not having much luck. Can anyone advise on a way to approach this?

I'm happy with how to use the co-ordinates approach and clicking on the button but don't feel this is viable long term....


Script below:



#include <IE.au3>

Local $dropTask = _IECreate("DropTask.com/login")
$dropTaskHandle = _IEPropertyGet($dropTask, "hwnd") ; Get Handle of the IE window
WinSetState($dropTaskHandle, "", @SW_MAXIMIZE)

$dropTaskUsername = _IEGetObjByName($dropTask, "email")
_IEFormElementSetValue($dropTaskUsername, "email@email.co.uk)

$dropTaskPassword = _IEGetObjByName($dropTask, "password")
_IEFormElementSetValue ($dropTaskPassword, "Password123")

; submit form code needs to go here


WinSetState($dropTaskHandle, "", @SW_HIDE)

; other code omitted as not relevant





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Any pointers to documentation would be great too, please note I am not a programmer! (Complete novice) :D

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Do you need browser showing?




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