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_IEFormElementOptionSelect() help please

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hey

if on a form there is a select like this:

<select name="salutation" class="bod">

  <option value="">Select one...</option>
  <option value="1">Mr</option>
  <option value="2">Mrs</option>
  <option value="3">Ms</option>

</select>

How do i use _IEFormElementOptionselect() properly to select the 2nd value?

say under following circumstances:

1. Form index = 1.

so.

$oIE = _IECreate ($URL)  
$o_form = _IEFormGetCollection ($oIE,1)
_IEFormElementOptionselect($o_form ,"Mr");?????????????????????????

The above does not work...any idea why? thanks for any information!

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

The above does not work...any idea why? thanks for any information!

If you download the latest beta that was just released this morning it has great examples for each function.

On that note try this:

#include <IE.au3>

$oIE = _IECreate ($URL) 
$oForm = _IEFormGetCollection ($oIE, 1)
$oSelect = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($oForm, "salutation")
_IEFormElementOptionselect($oSelect, "Mr", 1, "byText")

Edit: fixed code & refixed code

Edited by big_daddy

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

big_daddy beat me by seconds.

Although an addition is needed... this function takes the select object as input rather than the form...

#include <IE.au3>

$oIE = _IECreate ($URL)  
$oForm = _IEFormGetCollection ($oIE, 1)
$oSelect = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($oForm, "salutation")
_IEFormElementOptionselect($oSelect, "Mr", 1, "byText")

Dale

Edit: typo $oFrom -> $oForm

Edited by DaleHohm

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big_daddy beat me by seconds.

Although an addition is needed... this function takes the select object as input rather than the form...

#include <IE.au3>

$oIE = _IECreate ($URL)  
$oForm = _IEFormGetCollection ($oIE, 1)
$oSelect = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($oFrom, "salutation")
_IEFormElementOptionselect($oSelect, "Mr", 1, "byText")

Dale

Thanks, I got in a hurry and forgot about that. :D

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Thanks, I got in a hurry and forgot about that. :D

:wacko: BTW, I do agree with the OP this this is the evil-est of the functions in the library... there is no way you can guess the syntax - you must read the docs and look at the examples.

Dale


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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where does $oFrom come from?

is it the same as $oForm?

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where does $oFrom come from?

is it the same as $oForm?

Yup, typo.

Dale


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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