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SkysLastChance
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WinActivate("MEDITECH - Internet Explorer")
    Sleep (500)
$oIE = _IEAttach("MEDITECH")
$oDiv1 = _IEGetObjById($oIE, "sysmenu-searchbarbutton")
_IEAction($oDiv1, "click")

I am just trying to click the little magnifying glass, next to the gear button with no luck. I was hoping someone might have an idea why this is not working?

 

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SkysLastChance

Thank you for the response. 

No Errors in Scite Panel. 

If I click magnifying glass I get nothing in event viewer. If I click the search box section (highlighted in red on picture.) I get all of these.

I know I could do this with control send enter, but I am trying to get better at html. 

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Danp2

You could try setting focus to the Span element before clicking it -

_IEAction($oDiv1, "focus")

But I would expect to see some events attached to that element. If not there, then check the parent Div elements.

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SkysLastChance

Is the one I am on not the parent Div? 


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Danp2

Yes... it appears that you are correct. I didn't detect that when glancing at your earlier message.

This is probably going to be one of those times when it is difficult to assist you because we can't access the site to see exactly what it's doing. You could try saving the HTML to a file and posting it here as an attachment.

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junkew

Calling a click actionevent is something else then clicking with the mouse (which can trigger an event on a different element)

_IEAction($oDiv1, "click")

compare with

https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/functions/MouseClick.htm

So if you have the element you can calculate x,y / retrieve it with the IE functions and then mouseclick at the calculated location

see an example for mousemove in 

https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/libfunctions/_IEPropertyGet.htm

 

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Juvigy

For sure you have Frames in this page. I didnt see you getting the correct frame !

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@junkews Thank you for the help. This worked perfectly. 

$oDiv1 = _IEGetObjById($oIE, "sysmenu-searchbarbutton")
   $iScreenX = _IEPropertyGet($oDiv1, "screenx")
   $iScreenY = _IEPropertyGet($oDiv1, "screeny")
   $iWidth = _IEPropertyGet($oDiv1, "width")
   $iHeight = _IEPropertyGet($oDiv1, "height")

   $iMousespeed = 30

   $oMouseCords = MouseMove($iScreenX + $iWidth / 2, $iScreenY + $iHeight / 2, $iMousespeed)
   MouseClick($MOUSE_CLICK_LEFT)

 

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