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_IEFormElementGetObjByName() Returning Invlalid Object

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The msgbox() function shows that I am getting error #4 (Invalid Object Type) from the line that just preceeds it. The _IEFormGetObjByName() line works just fine.

Any help/advice is grandly appreciated.. :):D

#include <IE.au3>

$ie = _IECreate()



WinSetState("Internet Explorer","",@SW_MAXIMIZE)

$form = _IEFormGetObjByName($ie,"aspnetForm")

$login = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($ie,"ctl00$ITSTemplateContentPlaceHolder$Username")

msgbox(0,"ERROR","Error #: " & @error)

$password = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($ie,"ctl00$ITSTemplateContentPlaceHolder$Password")

$submit = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($ie,"ctl00$ITSTemplateContentPlaceHolder$UsernamePasswordButton")

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When you say "The _IEFormGetObjByName() line works just fine" how do you know this?

First, _IEFormElementGetObjByName takes a form object, not an IE object, so the first parameter should be $form instead of $ie - this explains the invalid object type message. If you run this from SciTe (press F5 or Tools -> Go) you should see diagnostics written to the console.

Second, the names you are using for the elements are similar to what I see on the form, but not exactly the same... you may want to double check them.


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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