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I noticed a difference between the way I can see the source code of a page in a file and the way _IEDocReadHTML AND _IEBodyReadHTML actually read the source code. It's very strange. For example, in my source I see this:

<a href="showthread.php?t=291906" id="thread_title_291906" style="font-weight:bold">

And after I use either _IEDocReadHTML OR _IEBodyReadHtml I get this:

<A id=thread_title_291906 style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold" href="showthread.php?t=291906">
Edited by glasglow

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This is because those functions access the page source after IE has read it, done client-side processing and done page layout. It does what I'm sure Microsoft would term "optimization" of the page source along the way. You'll also find that it may add closing tags when they are missing and other changes.

If you want the page source in more of a raw form, use a method such as _InetGetSource that performs no client-side processing.


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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