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_IEBodyReadText, is there a better method?

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What I am trying to do is copy the text from a .html page and save it as a .txt on my local drive or thumbdrive.

This 'works' but I was wondering if there is better or more efficient way to do this or to possibly speed up the process?

There may be six or eight total.

$SD1 = FileOpen (@ScriptDir & "\SD1.txt",2)
        $oIE = _IECreate ("link1",0,0)
    if $oIE = 0 Then
    MsgBox (0," Error", "You Fool Is Wrong", 2)
    $sdf= _IEBodyReadText ($oIE)
    FileClose ($SD1)
    _IEQuit ($oIE)
$Na1 = FileOpen (@ScriptDir & "\Na1.txt",2)
    _IELoadWaitTimeout(15000) ;The initial is 30000 ms.
    $oIE1 = _IECreate ("link2",0,0)
    if $oIE1 = 0 Then
    MsgBox (0,"Error", "That one is wrong also", 2)
    $nav= _IEBodyReadText ($oIE1)
    FileClose ($Na1)
    _IEQuit ($oIE1)


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The most resource intensive part of using IE is the initial browser creation -- once it is up and running, it is pretty efficient. You are creating and destroying browsers repeatedly in your code... reuse the browser instead by simply using _IENavigate to go to you r new location.


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Thank you Dale that works much better.

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