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Can someone help with accessing items with id in bold below??

<BODY><FORM name="myform" action="">

<TABLE class="main" cellSpacing="0" cellPadding="0" width="820">

<TBODY><TR><TD vAlign="top" align="left" colSpan="2">

<TABLE class="content" id="controls" cellSpacing="0" cellPadding="0">

<TBODY><TR vAlign="top"><TD><TABLE class="menu" style="MARGIN-TOP: 11px">

<TBODY><TR><TD id="zoomin_button" style="PADDING-LEFT: 20px; PADDING-BOTTOM: 2px">

<UL id="buttonh"><LI class="zoomin">

<A onmouseup="return stopZoomIn();"

class="zoomin" onmousedown="return startZoomIn();"

onmouseover="window.status='zoom in'; return true;"

onclick="return false" onmouseout="window.status=''; stopThreads()" href="">&nbsp;

</A> </LI></UL></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></TD></TR></TBODY>


Case1: --> doesn't work

$obt1 = _IEGetObjById($oIE, "zoomin_button")

_IEAction($obt1, "focus")



Case2: ---> Works but there are other buttons with the same id (see the html below)

For $i = 1 to 5 Step 1

$obt1 = _IEGetObjById($oIE, "buttonh")

_IEAction($obt1, "focus")






<BODY><FORM name="myform" action=""><TABLE class="main" cellSpacing="0" cellPadding="0" width="820"><TBODY><TR><TD vAlign="top" align="left" colSpan="2"><TABLE class="content" id="controls" cellSpacing="0" cellPadding="0"><TBODY><TR vAlign="top"><TD><TABLE class="menu" style="MARGIN-TOP: 11px"><TBODY><TR><TD id="save_button" style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 2px"><UL id="buttonh"><LI class="menu"> <A class="menu" onmouseover='window.status="save image to a file"; return true;' style="PADDING-RIGHT: 10px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px" onclick="return saveAs();" onmouseout='window.status="";' href="">SNAPSHOT</A> </LI></UL></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></TD></TR></TBODY>


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Some of your attempts don't work because _IEAction focus does not move the mouse pointer... so your mouse cllicks are not where you expect them to be.

To answer your specific question:

$oElements = _IETagnameGetCollection$oIE, "li")
For $oElement in $oElements
    If String($oElement.className) = "zoomin" Then
        ConsoleWrite("I found it - it is $oElement" & @CR)

Now, use that information along with the 2nd example for _IEPropertyGet that shows you how to find the coordinates of an element and move the mouse there and see if the rest of what you are trying to do works...


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MSDN docs: InternetExplorer Object, Document Object, Overviews and Tutorials, DHTML Objects, DHTML Events, WinHttpRequest, XmlHttpRequest, Cross-Frame Scripting, Office object model

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Reproducer: a small (the smallest?) piece of stand-alone code that demonstrates your trouble

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