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encapsulated web app in a desktop app

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Hi,

My company developed an application that functions as IE browser-its more like a desktop application that looks like IE browser.

Can I automate it by AuoIT? I can run the program by Run() function but how do I gain control to the buttons, divs and other html objects?

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Hi @Adia, and welcome to the AutoIt forum :)

If this application runs on IE, you can use _IE* functions to gain the control all over the applucation structure.

Just take a look in the Help file :)


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Thank you very much.

Consider the developed app as a window and within it the IE browser exists. It means that the window wraps the IE browser so I can't create an instance of IE browser using the _IECreate() function and then apply the IE functions (from the Help file) on it. 

In order to use the IE functions (e.g. _IEAction() ) there is a need to attach the desktop application to IE object or instance or something else that will solve the problem.

 

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