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Searching for a line in Internet Explorer <body>?

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Hi

I hope to get some sort of direction of you people that knows this better, so i hope you will have the possibility to point me in the right direction here.

I get a webpage displayed in IE, it contains some random text , its like an invoice. What I need to do is to find a line that will look something like this:

somename 1000

or

somename (1000)

it does contain alot of spaces between the name and number. (that isnt showing here in this forum post)

what i need to do is to lokate this specific name and then find out what number it is and if it is surrounded of the () or not.

I have found the _IEBodyReadText so i get all of the body of the document. Is that the right way to begin? Can i put that info in a variable and search that somehow or do i need to put that in a textfile and then use filereadline ?

The "somename" im searching for in the document is know, the spaces and the size of the number varies.

Any ides maybe on how to deal with this the best way??

Best Regards

Perra

Edited by kungperra

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From Welcome to Autoit 1-2-3

; demonstration to find chracters that change between to standard points
; or just find a string
#include <IE.au3>
#include <String.au3>

#Region --- IE-Builder generated code Start ---

$oIE = _IECreate()

;------------- User input --------------
_IENavigate($oIE, "http://www.autoitscript.com/") ; web address
$Find = "Welcome to the "  ; my info shows after this line... or just find this line
$Before = "- the home "     ; my info shows before this line... or set as ""
; ------------ End User input -------------
Sleep(1000)
$body = _IEBodyReadHTML($oIE)
$sloc = @TempDir & "\stest.txt" 
FileDelete($sloc)
FileWrite($sloc, $body)
$sfile = FileOpen($sloc, 0)
$num = 0
While 2
    $num = $num + 1
    $sline = FileReadLine($sfile, $num)
    If @error Then
        MsgBox(262208, "Fail", "The string was NOT found   ")
        FileClose($sfile)
        Exit
    EndIf
    If StringInStr($sline, $Find) Then
        MsgBox(64, "Success", "The string " & $Find & " was found    " & @CRLF & " on line # " & $num, 5)
        If $Before = "" Then ExitLoop
        $Found = _StringBetween($sline, $Find, $Before)
        MsgBox(64, "Found", "The string is *" & $Found[0] & "*    ", 5)
        ExitLoop
    EndIf
WEnd

#EndRegion --- IE-Builder generated code End ---

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Thank you! I will have a look at this, seems to be the beginning on what i need!

//Perra

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