evoportals

Avoid IE.au3 , new autoit version broke reliability

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up to avoid IE.au3 at all costs. The new version of autoit has broken stability and reliability of this library. If you are looking to automate IE or other browser I would recommend going with Python as the browser libs are stable and reliable. Below is just one example of the random crashes that IE.au3 produces on a KNOWN good object. Avoid at all costs.

"C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Include\IE.au3" (1899) : ==> The requested action with this object has failed.:
If IsObj($oObject.document.getElementById($sID)) Then
If IsObj($oObject.document^ ERROR

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Maybe you just did some mistake in your Code or modified something within COM.

(I don't get any Errors with my IE Scripts with Beta and also latest Stable)

Just tried to give advice if it is wrong ignore me.

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add Error handler.

Read about this:

; Error monitoring. This will trap all COM errors while alive.
    ; This particular object is declared as local, meaning after the function returns it will not exist.
    Local $oErrorHandler = ObjEvent("AutoIt.Error", "_ErrFunc")

 


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There is a bug tracker where you can post your thoughts in regards to things that are bugs. This is not a bug, this is because errors aren't silently ignored in the latest version so you have to use your own error trapping functions, as mLipok demonstrated.


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