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Scraping H&R Block at Home Tax Software

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If anyone has managed to get any data out of the Block tax software, I'd like to find out how you did it.

I open "Form Central" and pull up the 1040, for instance.  I can get the handle by activating the window, but I'm not able to tab through the fields or copy the contents of the current field.

Could someone tell me what I should be trying?  So far I have tried control-c, ControlGetText, and tab.  Nothing so far has any effect.

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