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Global $oIE = _IECreate("http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/~huberty/math5337/groupe/digits.html", 1, 1)
$oIE.document.parentWindow.scrollBy(0, 200)
ConsoleWrite("scrolled "& $oIE.document.body.scrollTop &@CRLF)
_IENavigate($oIE, "https://www.google.com/search?q=wikipedia&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US:IE-Address&ie=&oe=")
sleep(200)
$oIE.document.parentWindow.scrollBy(0, 200)
ConsoleWrite("scrolled "& $oIE.document.parentWindow.pageYOffset &@CRLF)
exit

What I am trying to do is find out how far down the page is scrolled. The .pageYOffset() ALWAYS fails for me and I cannot tell why. If I hit F12 (dev options) and enter "document.parentWindow.pageYOffset" In the console and run it, it ALWAYS works and gives me the correct value. I know the .parentWindow in my script above is correct because scrollBy() ALWAYS works, yet pageYOffset() doesn't

I also tried using document.body.scrollTop and it only seems to work for SOME pages, and not for others, but when it works it works both from autoit AND the IE dev console, and when it does not work it doesn't work on either. At least it's consistent.

Why does pageYOffset work in the dev console of IE but NOT from autoit? 
Why does scrollTop only work on SOME pages?

Windows 8.1 64 bit, running IE 11.0.23
Edit1: updated test. 

 

Edited by corgano

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corgano

I found a solution that seems to work (for now). I could have sworn I tried this ten minutes ago and it didn't work at all.. See edit

$oIE.document.body.scrollTop

Edit: Nope! Works for some pages, and NOT for others. See this test script:
 

Global $oIE = _IECreate("http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/~huberty/math5337/groupe/digits.html", 1, 1)
$oIE.document.parentWindow.scrollBy(0, 200)
ConsoleWrite("scrolled "&$oIE.document.body.scrollTop &@CRLF)
_IENavigate($oIE, "https://www.google.com/search?q=wikipedia&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US:IE-Address&ie=&oe=")
sleep(200)
$oIE.document.parentWindow.scrollBy(0, 200)
ConsoleWrite("scrolled "&$oIE.document.body.scrollTop &@CRLF)
exit

I want to get how scrolled ANY page is.

Edited by corgano

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Just checking .....


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Try This:

#include <ie.au3>
_IEErrorHandlerRegister(_My_ErrFunc)
Global $oIE = _IECreate("http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/~huberty/math5337/groupe/digits.html", 1, 1)
Local $oParent = $oIE.document.parentWindow
$oParent.scrollBy(0, 100) ; Always works

;~ https://github.com/rackt/react-router/issues/605
ConsoleWrite("scrolled " & $oIE.document.documentElement.scrollLeft & @CRLF)
ConsoleWrite("scrolled " & $oIE.document.documentElement.scrollTop & @CRLF)

ConsoleWrite("scrolled " & $oParent.pageYOffset & @CRLF)

; User's COM error function. Will be called if COM error occurs
Func _My_ErrFunc($oError)
    ; Do anything here.
    ConsoleWrite(@ScriptFullPath  & " (" & $oError.scriptline & ") : ==> COM Error intercepted !" & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.number is: " & @TAB & @TAB & "0x" & Hex($oError.number) & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.windescription:" & @TAB & $oError.windescription & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.description is: " & @TAB & $oError.description & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.source is: " & @TAB & @TAB & $oError.source & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.helpfile is: " & @TAB & $oError.helpfile & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.helpcontext is: " & @TAB & $oError.helpcontext & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.lastdllerror is: " & @TAB & $oError.lastdllerror & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.scriptline is: " & @TAB & $oError.scriptline & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.retcode is: " & @TAB & "0x" & Hex($oError.retcode) & @CRLF & @CRLF)
EndFunc   ;==>_ErrFunc

 


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Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind. 

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My contribution to others projects or UDF based on  others projects: * _sql.au3 UDF  * POP3.au3 UDF *  RTF Printer - UDF * XML.au3 UDF * ADO.au3 UDF SMTP Mailer UDF * Dual Monitor resolution detection * * 2GUI on Dual Monitor System * _SciLexer.au3 UDF *

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Wiki: Expand your knowledge - AutoIt Wiki * Collection of User Defined Functions * How to use HelpFile * Good coding practices in AutoIt * 

IE Related:  * How to use IE.au3  UDF with  AutoIt v3.3.14.x * Why isn't Autoit able to click a Javascript Dialog? * Clicking javascript button with no ID * IE document >> save as MHT file * IETab Switcher (by LarsJ ) * HTML Entities * _IEquerySelectorAll() (by uncommon) * IE in TaskScheduler

I encourage you to read: * Global Vars * Best Coding Practices * Please explain code used in Help file for several File functions * OOP-like approach in AutoIt * UDF-Spec Questions *  EXAMPLE: How To Catch ConsoleWrite() output to a file or to CMD *

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While IsObj($oIE) Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE ExitLoop ; ---> end EndSwitch If ($g_iMouseX <> $iMouseX) Or ($g_iMouseY <> $iMouseY) Then $iMouseX = $g_iMouseX $iMouseY = $g_iMouseY ; $oElement = $oIE.document.elementFromPoint($iMouseX, $iMouseY) ; <-- this way is slower $oNewElement = $JSeval('document.elementFromPoint(' & $iMouseX & ',' & $iMouseY & ');') If $oNewElement <> $oElement Then If IsObj($oElement) Then $oElement.style.outline = $sSaved_StyleOutline $oElement = $oNewElement ; $bSelfie = False ; $iSelf_Timer = TimerInit() $sSaved_StyleOutline = $oElement.style.outline ; save new element's original outline style $sSelector = $_getDomPath($oElement) ; get CSS path If $sSelector <> "" Then ; We could use the $oNewElement, but just to proof that $sSelector is OK ; we get again a reference to the new pointed element using it's $sSelector $oGotElement = $JSeval('document.querySelector("' & $sSelector & '");') ; <-- how to use a selector $oGotElement.style.outline = "1px dashed red" ; mark new pointed element ; https://css-tricks.com/ $sElementInfos = "" & _ "nodeName: " & $oGotElement.nodeName & @CRLF & _ "id: " & $oGotElement.getAttribute('id') & @CRLF & _ "class: " & $oGotElement.getAttribute('class') & @CRLF & _ "type: " & $oGotElement.getAttribute('type') & @CRLF & _ "---------" & @CRLF & _ $sSelector ControlSetText($hGUIMain, "", $hProperties, $sElementInfos) EndIf EndIf EndIf ; $bCopySelector is setted to True by the right-click event on an element, ; see Volatile Func _HTMLElementEvents2_onContextmenu($oEvent) near script bottom If $bCopySelector And ($sSelector <> "") Then ; And (TimerDiff($iSelf_Timer) > $bSelfie_Delay) Then ; $sSaved_StyleOutline2 = $oGotElement.style.outline $oGotElement.style.outline = "5px dotted #ff0066" ; mark copied element ClipPut($sSelector) $sElementInfos &= @CRLF & "selector copied to ClipBoard" ControlSetText($hGUIMain, "", $hProperties, $sElementInfos) Beep(2000, 50) $bCopySelector = False Sleep(250) $oGotElement.style.outline = $sSaved_StyleOutline2 ; ToolTip('') EndIf If _IsPressed("23", $hDLL) Then ; END key pressed If IsObj($oElement) Then $oElement.style.outline = $sSaved_StyleOutline WinActivate($hGUIMain) ; WinSetState($hGUIMain, "", @SW_SHOW) $aWin = WinGetPos($hGUIMain) MouseMove($aWin[0] + $aWin[2] / 2, $aWin[1] + $aWin[3] / 2, 0) EndIf WEnd ; the end ; ------------------------------------------ For $i = 0 To UBound($oEventObjects) - 1 ; Tell IE we don't want to receive events. $oEventObjects[$i] .Stop $oEventObjects[$i] = 0 Next $oIE = 0 ; Remove IE from memory GUIDelete($hGUIMain) ; Remove GUI ; ------------------------------------------ EndFunc ;==>_InspectElements Func _Get_IE() ; Example 5 from the _IEAttach help ; Create an array of object references to all current browser instances ; The first array element will contain the number of instances found Local $aIE[1] $aIE[0] = 0 Local $i = 1, $oIEx While 1 $oIEx = _IEAttach("", "instance", $i) If @error = $_IEStatus_NoMatch Then ExitLoop ReDim $aIE[$i + 1] $aIE[$i] = $oIEx $aIE[0] = $i $i += 1 WEnd If $aIE[0] > 0 Then If $aIE[0] = 1 Then Return $aIE[1] ; only one IE is running, return this then ; ; Create a little list box to choose the IE instance from Local $hChoose_IE = GUICreate("IE Instances", 600, 350) Local $Label1 = GUICtrlCreateLabel($aIE[0] & " running Instances of IE browser found, click the one you want to attach to then click on 'ok'", 5, 5, 590, 20) Local $List1 = GUICtrlCreateList("", 5, 30, 590, 300, BitOR($LBS_STANDARD, $LBS_EXTENDEDSEL)) Local $hButton_choosed = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 5, 325, 590, 20) For $i = 1 To $aIE[0] GUICtrlSetData($List1, $i & ") " & _IEPropertyGet($aIE[$i], "locationurl")) Next GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) While 1 ; wait for a selection Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE GUIDelete($hChoose_IE) Return False Case $hButton_choosed $aSelected = _GUICtrlListBox_GetSelItems($List1) If $aSelected[0] Then GUIDelete($hChoose_IE) Return $aIE[$aSelected[1] + 1] Else MsgBox(0, "Info", "Please select an item") EndIf EndSwitch WEnd Else MsgBox(0, 'error', "Sorry" & @CRLF & @CRLF & "no running IE instances found") EndIf EndFunc ;==>_Get_IE ; this function creates a javascript script into the html document ; of the passed $oIE object using the createElement method. Func _JS_Inject($oIE, $sJScript, $bIsUrl = False) ; ; get a reference to the document object Local $objDocument = $oIE.document ; Local $oScript = $objDocument.createElement('script') ; $oScript.type = 'text/javascript' If $bIsUrl Then $oScript.src = $sJScript ; works if $sJScript is a link to a js listing (url) Else ; (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/35213147/difference-between-text-content-vs-inner-text) ; $oScript.innerText = $sJScript $oScript.TextContent = $sJScript ; works if $sJScript contains the listing itself EndIf ; $objDocument.getElementsByTagName('head').item(0).appendChild($oScript) ; $objDocument.getElementsByTagName('head').item(0).removeChild($oScript); ; EndFunc ;==>_JS_Inject ; ------------------------------------------------------------------- ; following function(s) are called by registered $oIE elements events ; ------------------------------------------------------------------- ; ; The function automatically fired by an event ; will receive as parameter an Event Obj. ; This obj has properties related to ; the object that fired the event. ; See following link: ; https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa703876(v=vs.85).aspx ; function called by the mousemove event ; we use this to update 2 global variables: Volatile Func _HTMLElementEvents2_onMousemove($oEvent) $g_iMouseX = $oEvent.clientX $g_iMouseY = $oEvent.clientY EndFunc ;==>_HTMLElementEvents2_onMousemove ; function called by the contextmenu event ; we use this to update 1 global variable ; and we also neutralize this event: Volatile Func _HTMLElementEvents2_onContextmenu($oEvent) $oEvent.cancelBubble = True ; event propagation cancelled $oEvent.returnValue = False ; prevent default behaviour $bCopySelector = True ; when True, selector will be copied to clipboard in main loop EndFunc ;==>_HTMLElementEvents2_onContextmenu ; https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/internet-explorer/ie-developer/platform-apis/aa768280%28v%3dvs.85%29 Func _IEEvent_BeforeNavigate2($oIEpDisp, $sIEURL, $iIEFlags, $sIETargetFrameName, $sIEPostData, $iIEHeaders, $bIECancel) ;ConsoleWrite("Debug: navigate away cancelled." & @CRLF) ; https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6526876/how-to-cancel-or-dispose-current-navigation-at-webbrowser-element $oIE.stop EndFunc ;==>_IEEvent_BeforeNavigate2 Here is a simple example on how a "selector" can be used in AutoIt.
      suppose we want automate the login to the AutoIt site with our username and password.
      I've already prepared a very simple "template" where are missing some important parts without which the script can't work. Missing parts are the references to the elements of the AutoIt web page that we have to manage by our script.
      well, here is where the tool I have just posted here above comes to our help.
      follow this steps:
      1) in IE open the AutoIt site at the forum page (https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/)
      2) run the above tool (select the IE instance and/or bring it to front if needed)
      3) when the script is "ready", move the mouse over the "Existing user? Sign In" string and right click the mouse button. Doing so the "selector" of that element is copied to the clipboard. Now we can paste it in our AutoLogIt.au3 script as value of the $sSignIn variable.
      4) now click on the "Existing user? Sign In"  to open the "Sig In" session from where we will copy selectors of each of the 2 input box Username and Password, in the same way as we have already done in step 3, and paste those selectors to the $sInputUserId and $sInputPasswd variables respectively.
      5) do the same for the "Sign In" Button and paste it's selector to the $sSignInButn variable
      6) of course also fill the $sMyUserId and $sMyPasswd variables with your data.
      That's It. Run the AutoLogIt script and it should Log you on automatically to the forum.
      AutoLogIt.au3
      #include <ie.au3> $sMyUserId = "" ; <-- your userid here $sMyPasswd = "" ; <-- your password here ; set selectors here $sSignIn = "" ; <-- SigIn element selector here $sInputUserId = "" ; <-- UserId input selector here $sInputPasswd = "" ; <-- Password input selector here $sSignInButn = "" ; <-- Sig In button selector here $oIE = _IECreate("https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/") ; here is how to use the QuerySelector javascript function $hDOM_Element = $oIE.document.QuerySelector($sSignIn) ; get the "sign in" link element ; perform a click action on the above element $hDOM_Element.click() ; or _IEAction($hDOM_Element, "click") as well ; fill the username input $hDOM_Element = $oIE.document.QuerySelector($sInputUserId) $hDOM_Element.value = $sMyUserId ; fill the password input $hDOM_Element = $oIE.document.QuerySelector($sInputPasswd) $hDOM_Element.value = $sMyPasswd ; .... or also using the dot notation directly .... $oIE.document.QuerySelector($sSignInButn).click() Sleep(5000) ; this should logout $sMenu = "body > div:nth-of-type(2) > header > div > ul > li:nth-of-type(6) > a:nth-of-type(2)" $oIE.document.QuerySelector($sMenu).click() $sLogOut = "body > ul > li:nth-of-type(9) > a" $oIE.document.QuerySelector($sLogOut).click()  
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