Wicked_Caty

Wait until picture in chrome has loaded

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I've written a bot that is loading down  pictures from a website. Basically, it opens the website, saves the picture via context menu, and hits a button for loading the next pic. Unfortunately, the pics and my internet connection aren't always the same and it takes longer to load at times. Right now I've got a sleep(3000) in my code, but it isn't very efficient. I waste time if it loads faster than 3000ms, and the program fails if it takes more than 3000ms. So I wanted to make a function that waits until the picture has loaded, and then saves it. 

I don't know if that causes any problems with possible functions, but it isn't the tab that's loading. The loading circle doesn't appear. It's something on the website.

I've adapted to program to chrome, so I'd have to rewrite it partially for the IE functions, so it'd be nice if there was a solution for chrome. --- Thanks!

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

first, without seeing your code and the website you are trying to work with, no one will be able to help you.

second, in my personal opinion, the IE UDF is much easier to work with than UI automation. but if you want to stick with chrome then....

 

 

Edited by alienclone

if @error Then
	MsgBox(262192,"",@ComputerName&" slaps "&@UserName&" around a bit with a large trout!")
	EndIf

>Exit code: 0

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"Yeah yeah yeah, patience. How long will that take?"  -Ed Gruberman

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