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)
It's my understanding there is IE.au3 script for automation of IE through a COM interface. But I believe this only works with IE and won't work with Edge, correct? Is there a COM interface that works with Edge, or any other options for integrating with Edge (other than IUIAuatomation?)
I know there was also a FF.au3 UDF, but Mozilla abandoned the support for their mozrepl in favor of Web Extensions, and my understanding is that the FF.au3 UDF no longer works, is that correct?
There was also a Chrome.au3 UDF, but my read on the forums indicate that this also broke many Chrome releases past.
At this point, it seems like my best option is to use IE.au3, but that forces users on IE, which is probably a showstopper.
Is there another way to bridge into the DOM? I have written Web Extensions for Chrome and Firefox before. They can communicate with external processes via AJAX or messaging. I'm wondering if I can build what I need in a WebExtension and then trigger it from AutoIT Script, and gather up the results somewhere.
I know there was the ISimpleDOM.au3 and some Microsoft Accessability scripts, but they seem to only be partially supported in browsers, and I didn't have a lot of luck getting those examples to run correctly.