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I am working on a script that navigates to a webpage, enters some numbers, submit, and then depending on the response, take a certain action. I am wondering if there is a way to count the occurances of a word in the source code so that I could use some code like:

If $count_approval > 0 then

$message = "approved"

else

$message = "denied"

EndIf

I am trying to have this run completely in the background using IECreate(0), so opening up the source code, saving it, and then reading the file is not how I want to do it. (The way I am currently doing it)

Thanks.

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seandisanti

I am working on a script that navigates to a webpage, enters some numbers, submit, and then depending on the response, take a certain action. I am wondering if there is a way to count the occurances of a word in the source code so that I could use some code like:

If $count_approval > 0 then

$message = "approved"

else

$message = "denied"

EndIf

I am trying to have this run completely in the background using IECreate(0), so opening up the source code, saving it, and then reading the file is not how I want to do it. (The way I am currently doing it)

Thanks.

i was pretty sure there was a function to assign the source to a variable, but can't find it (looked for like 3 whole seconds - very short attention span) but anyway, you don't have to read line by line... if you have the source saved to a file, do this:

#include<array.au3>
$source = FileRead("c:\index.html",FileGetSize("C:\index.html"))
dim $count = _StringSubLoc($source,"whatever")

If $count[0] > 0 then
   $message = "approved"
else
  $message = "denied"
EndIf

Func _StringSubLoc($ack, $blah)
    $bl = StringLen($blah)
    $al = StringLen($ack)
    Dim $occ[1]
    $occ[0] = 0
    If StringInStr($ack, $blah) Then
        For $x = 1 To $al - $bl
            If StringMid($ack, $x, $bl) = $blah Then
                $occ[0] = $occ[0] + 1
                _ArrayAdd($occ, $x + 1)
            EndIf
        Next
    Else
        Return (-1)
        Exit
    EndIf
    Return ($occ)
EndFunc  ;==>_StringSubLoc

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DaleHohm

I am working on a script that navigates to a webpage, enters some numbers, submit, and then depending on the response, take a certain action. I am wondering if there is a way to count the occurances of a word in the source code so that I could use some code like:

If $count_approval > 0 then

$message = "approved"

else

$message = "denied"

EndIf

I am trying to have this run completely in the background using IECreate(0), so opening up the source code, saving it, and then reading the file is not how I want to do it. (The way I am currently doing it)

Thanks.

Sure... check out _IEBodyReadHTML() to get the HTML from the body. Then StringReplace is the easies way to get a string match count that I know of:
SrtingReplace(_IEBodyReadHTML($oIE), "approved", "approved")
If @extended > 0 then
   $message = "approved"
else
  $message = "denied"
EndIf

Dale

p.s. _IEBodyReadHTML() uses $oIE.document.body.innerHTML to get the HTML code... if you just want to search the text you can use $oIE.document.body.innerText


Free Internet Tools: DebugBar, AutoIt IE Builder, HTTP UDF, MODIV2, IE Developer Toolbar, IEDocMon, Fiddler, HTML Validator, WGet, curl

MSDN docs: InternetExplorer Object, Document Object, Overviews and Tutorials, DHTML Objects, DHTML Events, WinHttpRequest, XmlHttpRequest, Cross-Frame Scripting, Office object model

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Reproducer: a small (the smallest?) piece of stand-alone code that demonstrates your trouble

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Valuater

i think you 1. want to continue with IE.au3 controls and two dont want to write a file

so... use this idea to search for your "word" within the body of the html code

#include <IE.au3>

$oIE = _IECreate()
_IENavigate($oIE, "http://www.autoitscript.com/")

$body = _IEBodyReadHTML($oIE)

If StringInStr($body, "automation") Then
    MsgBox(0, "Success", "The string was found")
    $newbody = StringReplace($body, "automation", "AUTOMATION - Yeah!")
    _IEBodyWriteHTML($oIE, $newbody)
Else
    MsgBox(0, "Fail", "The string was NOT found")
EndIf

Exit

Hope that helps

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oops.... mr Dale himself beat me to it...

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NSearch

Thanks cameronsdad. I used

$Message_Output = FileOpen("C:\Output.html",1)
    $message = _IEBodyReadHTML($oIE)
    FileWrite($Message_Output, $message & @CRLF)
    FileClose($Message_Output)
    $source = FileRead("C:\Message_Output.html",FileGetSize("C:\Output.html"))
    dim $count = _StringSubLoc($source,"blah blah")
    If $count[0] > 0 then
        $message = "denied"
        MsgBox(0,"message1",$message)
    else
        $message = "approved"
        MsgBox(0,"message2",$message)
    EndIf
    FileDelete($Message_Output)

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NSearch

Wow, you guys are quick! By the time I responded, two more posts were up! I am going to take a look, but I am well on my way to automating another project. Thank you so much.

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seandisanti

Sure... check out _IEBodyReadHTML() to get the HTML from the body. Then StringReplace is the easies way to get a string match count that I know of:

SrtingReplace(_IEBodyReadHTML($oIE), "approved", "approved")
If @extended > 0 then
   $message = "approved"
else
  $message = "denied"
EndIf

Dale

p.s. _IEBodyReadHTML() uses $oIE.document.body.innerHTML to get the HTML code... if you just want to search the text you can use $oIE.document.body.innerText

i knew there was a function, but i didn't see it immediately and knew right where i had my strings udf. Thanks Dale

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seandisanti

Thanks cameronsdad. I used

$Message_Output = FileOpen("C:\Output.html",1)
    $message = _IEBodyReadHTML($oIE)
    FileWrite($Message_Output, $message & @CRLF)
    FileClose($Message_Output)
    $source = FileRead("C:\Message_Output.html",FileGetSize("C:\Output.html"))
    dim $count = _StringSubLoc($source,"blah blah")
    If $count[0] > 0 then
        $message = "denied"
        MsgBox(0,"message1",$message)
    else
        $message = "approved"
        MsgBox(0,"message2",$message)
    EndIf
    FileDelete($Message_Output)
glad i could help, and glad you had better luck locating the _IEBodyReadHTML than i did

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DaleHohm

Pretty cool to see others jumping in so quickly on IE.au3 questions -- I think I'll hang back a bit because I might just learn something :-)

Dale

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Free Internet Tools: DebugBar, AutoIt IE Builder, HTTP UDF, MODIV2, IE Developer Toolbar, IEDocMon, Fiddler, HTML Validator, WGet, curl

MSDN docs: InternetExplorer Object, Document Object, Overviews and Tutorials, DHTML Objects, DHTML Events, WinHttpRequest, XmlHttpRequest, Cross-Frame Scripting, Office object model

Automate input type=file (Related)

Alternative to _IECreateEmbedded? better: _IECreatePseudoEmbedded  Better Better?

IE.au3 issues with Vista - Workarounds

SciTe Debug mode - it's magic: #AutoIt3Wrapper_run_debug_mode=Y Doesn't work needs to be ripped out of the troubleshooting lexicon. It means that what you tried did not produce the results you expected. It begs the questions 1) what did you try?, 2) what did you expect? and 3) what happened instead?

Reproducer: a small (the smallest?) piece of stand-alone code that demonstrates your trouble

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Valuater

Pretty cool to see others jumping in so quickly on IE.au3 questions -- I think I'll hang back a bit because I might just learn something :-)

Dale

i doubt that... we can still learn alot from you

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really nice stuff Dale

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