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Hi all,

I'm using the IE UDF from Dale to write automation script to monitoring response time servers. To do this, i'm writing script to simulate user's behavior. But, my company has bought a new version of a product. The architecture of web pages is now different as before. Web pages are now working with iFrame which are contained frame.

I'm not able to initialize my pointers because of iFrame. My script will break because of iFrame. I'm think that the reference is not correct when i'm using the _IEFrameGetObjByName() function.

Does anyone have an issue to this problem ?

Thanks in advance for your support.



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Iframe is an in-line frame that is NOT a normal frame.

_IEFrameGetObjByName() will NOT work with iframes.

Dale, any solutions?


Actually not so... true, iframe is not a normal frame, but it is included in the frames collection and can be accessed with this function. Here is an example:

#include <ie.au3>
; Create browser window with an iframe
$oIE = _IECreate()
Sleep (3000); sleep needed with IE.au3 T1.4 and below
_IEBodyWriteHTML($oIE, "<h1>Test</H1><p><iframe src='about:blank' id ='foo'></iframe>")

; Get reference to iframe named foo and write to it
$oFrame = _IEFrameGetObjByName($oIE, "foo")
_IEBodyWriteHTML($oFrame, "hi"); string appears in frame


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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