I have some problems with windows explorers.
Here is my testing snippet:
;~ #RequireAdmin _Example() MsgBox(1, '', '@error = ' & @error & @CRLF & '@extended = ' & @extended) Func _Example() Local $oShell = ObjCreate("shell.application") If @error then Return SetError(1, @extended, 0) Local $oShellWindows = $oShell.windows If @error then Return SetError(2, @extended, 0) If $oShellWindows = Null Then Return SetError(3, 0, 0) Local $iCount = $oShellWindows.Count If @error then Return SetError(4, $iCount, 0) Return SetExtended($iCount,1) EndFunc ;==>_Example Normally this should return in extended number of opened InternetExplorer + WindowsExplorer.
But in some cases I encounter a problem with this, as there happens situation when @extended returns 0 even if I had already opened IE.
Here is one of them:
I have some script which is working fine with IE on about 100 computers.
In this specyfic case this script starts his work, and after few minutes he stoped works.
All the time IE is still responsive, I can click on elements and go to specyfic places.
Restoring the script did not help because _IEAttach () does not work.
All you need to do is restart InternetExplorer.
As a result of all my investigation I had done you can see this script snippet above.
In my case My primary script was doing their job, but when he stops, IE was still responsive but this above snippet starts to return @error=0 and @extended = 0 when @extended should be at least =1 (this opened Internet Explorer instance)
Has anyone already encountered such a problem?
Does anyone know any solution or has an idea for further diagnostics?
I have one solution which would fix it - I mean Windows reinstall, but this is not good solution, as I always like to know the esense of the problem.
I know you can say show the script........ this is not possible you have no access to this site, and about 100 computers works well, so this i not related to my script.
The more so that the problem is not related to my main scripts, and the problem is simply how IE behaves - which is illustrated by the above piece of code.
i want to repeat this function
_IELoadWait($oIE, "url 2") $checkb = _IEGetObjById($oIE,"checkb") _IEAction($checkb,"click") $img = _IEGetObjById($oIE,"img") _IEAction($img,"click") _IELoadWait($oIE, "url 1") $btnfy = _IEGetObjById($oIE,"btnvfy") _IEAction($btnfy,"click") until my targeted webpage not found.
I'm trying to click a button on a web page. I have added a couple of MsgBox lines to allow me to watch what happens on the page. As you can see the first half of my script enters data into text boxes on the page. I have no problem there. I just cannot click on the region buttons. The "set focus" line causes an outline to appear around the EU button and the "click button" line causes the "Pick a Region" text to disappear. Here is the code I have so far.
#include <IE.au3> Local $oIE = _IECreate("http://questchecker.com/") Local $iQuestID = "123456" Local $sCharacterName = "CharacterName" Local $colForms = _IEFormGetCollection($oIE) $iCount = 0 For $oForm In $colForms $oFormElements = _IEFormElementGetCollection($oForm) For $oFormElement In $oFormElements $iCount = $iCount + 1 Local $sTagName = StringLower($oFormElement.tagName) Local $sElementType = $oFormElement.type Local $sElementName = $oFormElement.name Switch $iCount Case 6 _IEFormElementSetValue($oFormElement, "MyRealm", 0) ; realm Case 7 _IEFormElementSetValue($oFormElement, $sCharacterName, 0) Case 8 _IEFormElementSetValue($oFormElement, $iQuestID, 0) EndSwitch Next Next Local $oButtons = _IEGetObjByName($oIE, "questForm") For $oButton In $oButtons If _IEFormElementGetValue($oButton) = "US" Then MsgBox(0, "", "Click Okay to set focus") _IEAction($oButton, "focus") MsgBox(0, "", "Click Okay to click button") _IEAction($oButton, "click") ExitLoop EndIf Next MsgBox(0, "", "Click Okay to quit") _IEQuit($oIE) Exit
As the title says. I open IE11 and navigate to a page with the following HTML5 file upload container in Capture0.JPG
I want to click Add Files but I haven't been able to. Here's the code that handles the Add Files button in Capture.JPG
_IEGetObjectById and then using _IEAction to click it doesn't work. I can't give access to the actual page unfortunately because it's password protected.
All suggestions welcome.
I have one script that creates _IECreateEmbedded and another script that does _IEAttach.
I do this because when autoit is doing something, the Embedded IE starts stalling (eg jquery progress animation)
But there is a new problem.
When IE is having its own process (like in the example above) any _IE command is slow (in the script that Attaches).
Here is a comparison of when its in separate and when its in same process:
Separate process _IETagNameGetCollection : 5000ms
Separate process _IEAction: 850ms
Same process _IETagNameGetCollection : 1ms
Same proccess _IEAction: 135ms
If I try to attach to an embedded IE that is done in c#, I get lightning fast results.
As you can see, _IE functions work very slow when the embedded IE we are attaching to is made in Autoit.
I did a test and if I empty the WHILE loop in IE process I get these results(but the cpu is at 30% as expected):
Separate process _IETagNameGetCollection : 33ms
Separate process _IEAction: 13ms
It slows down if you put anything (like GUIGetMsg) in the WHILE loop.
How do I fix this?
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <IE.au3> #include <WindowsConstants.au3> Local $oIE = _IECreateEmbedded() GUICreate("My Embedded Web control Test", 640, 580, (@DesktopWidth - 640) / 2, (@DesktopHeight - 580) / 2, $WS_OVERLAPPEDWINDOW + $WS_CLIPSIBLINGS + $WS_CLIPCHILDREN) GUICtrlCreateObj($oIE, 10, 40, 600, 360) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) ;Show GUI _IENavigate($oIE, "http://www.autoitscript.com") $timer = TimerInit() $oLink = _IETagNameGetCollection($oIE, "a", 3) ;takes 1ms ConsoleWrite(TimerDiff($timer) & @CRLF) $timer = TimerInit() _IEAction($oLink, "click") ;takes 135ms ConsoleWrite(TimerDiff($timer) & @CRLF) While 1 Local $iMsg = GUIGetMsg() Select Case $iMsg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE ExitLoop EndSelect WEnd
Attach to IE:
#include <IE.au3> Local $oIE = _IEAttach("My Embedded Web control Test", "embedded") $timer = TimerInit() $oLink = _IETagNameGetCollection($oIE, "a", 3) ; 5000ms ConsoleWrite(TimerDiff($timer) & @CRLF) $timer = TimerInit() _IEAction($oLink, "click") ; 850ms ConsoleWrite(TimerDiff($timer) & @CRLF)