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Extracting data from a web page

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How do I get information from a web page? I have several machines I check the temperature of, and instead of checking each web bot I would like to write something to grab only the temperature. Can someone point me in the right direction?

An example of the source from the page:

<TR>
                    <TD width="165" height="30" class="readingLabel"><FONT color="#000000" >Temperature (&deg;F) :</FONT></TD>
                    <TD width="45" height="30" align="right" valign="middle" class="readingText"><FONT color="#000000" > 86.7</FONT></TD>
                    <TD width="13" height="30" align="center" valign="middle" class="readingText">Yes</TD>
                    <TD width="45" height="30" align="right" valign="middle" class="readingText">87</td>
                </TR>

Would I even have to write a script to open each page, get the data, then close the page? Could I write something to bypass opening a page at all?

I'm new to scripting. ;)

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Search the helpfile for InetGet and/or _IETableWriteToArray

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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