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Using _IECreate to create different processes

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Hi,

I would like to open several Internet Explorers by using _IECreate, but I would like each of them to be its own process.

When I use the following code, I get only one iexplore.exe process:

#include <IE.au3>
For $i = 0 to $num -1
    $objHomePage = _IECreate ("http://ws-pinskera:8080/AjaxTest/Client.htm")

    $objButton = _IEGetObjById($objHomePage, "callerButton")
    Sleep(2000)
    $res = _IEAction($objButton, "click")
Next

Is there any way to do this?

Thank you,

Tal.

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Eh? You only open one window in that code. I thought multiple processes was a bad thing.

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

The COM automation interface gives no facility to do this. In the past, I have recommended a workaround like this:

#include <IE.au3>
ShellExecute("iexplore.exe", "about:blank")
WinWait("Blank Page")
$oIE = _IEAttach("about:blank", "url")
_IELoadWait($oIE)
_IENavigate($oIE, "www.autoitscript.com")

Dale

@Neven - there are cases where getting multiple iexplore processes is desired. For example, session cookie context is shared withing all browser instances in the same iexplore process... start a new iexplore and you get a new session cookie context

Edited by DaleHohm

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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