ControlSend Messing up the string

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I have been trying to get send to this textarea on a website a message through ControlSend because _IEFormElementSetValue doesnt work on it, so i get the hwnd of the IE window then do the ControlSend to the window, and the message it sends doesnt type some of the letters.

The textarea

<textarea style="overflow:hidden;height:undefinedpx;" class="form-control input-sm" placeholder="Add a comment" rows="1" data-reactid=".$view."></textarea>

How im getting the textarea:

$comment_area = _IETagNameGetCollection($oIE,"textarea")
            for $element in $comment_area
                if $element.placeholder = "Add a comment" Then
                    ControlSend($hIE,"","[CLASS:Internet Explorer_Server; INSTANCE:1]",$comment_list[$random_index],1)
                    Sleep(3000) ;Hacer que sea random

When i use _IEFormElementSetValue  it changes the text on the box, but it doesn't change the value or something because when i send an Enter key it doesn't submit the message (I Also tried _IEFormSubmit)

With ControlSend it does send it but corrupted, for example: Message: Pretty nice Result: ety nice

Also i know the element is the actual one im referring because if i use _IEAction($element,"focus") it focuses the one i want.

Any help appreciated!

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Did you use  $hIE = _IEPropertyGet($oIE, "hwnd")   before the   ControlSend($hIE, ...)   ?

did you try _IEPropertySet($element, "innertext", "your_text")  ?

Edited by mikell
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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

56 minutes ago, mikell said:

Did you use  $hIE = _IEPropertyGet($oIE, "hwnd")   before the   ControlSend($hIE, ...)   ?

did you try _IEPropertySet($element, "innertext", "your_text")  ?

Yes the hwnd was taken before, just not on the picture.

Let me try the innertext thing.

Edit: Thanks!    _IEPropertySet($element, "innertext", "your_text") did the job!

Edited by killertone

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