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Opened 8 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#1767 closed Bug (Rejected)

_IETableWriteToArray does not handle Rowspan, ColSpan, and strips tags inside data fields

Reported by: ibigpapa@… Owned by: Gary
Milestone: Component: Standard UDFs
Version: 3.3.6.1 Severity: None
Keywords: Cc:

Description

UDF Function:

_IETableWriteToArray


Issues:

Colspans:
The cells that are spanned are left blank.
Recommendation:

  1. Repeat data from Colspan cell into the cell(s) it spans
  2. Insert a token into the spanned cell(s) that show it was spanned allowing the user to decide what to do the with the cell

Rowspans:
The row(s) that are spanned are filled with data from the incorrect column. This results in column fields being misaligned.
Recommendation:

  1. Copy data from rowspan cell into cells it spans
  2. Insert a token into spanned cells that show it was spanned allowing the user to decide what to do the with the cell

Strips Tags:
html tags inside the <td> or <th> fields are stripped. This can result in a table nested inside another one to be lost.
Recommendation:
Parameter to give the user a choice to strip fields.


Reproduction Variables:

I have attached a script that will show the issue and display the array results in a message box. Tested on current Beta and Stable versions of AutoIt.

Version Tested:
AutoIt Stable : 3.3.6.1
AutoIt Beta : 3.3.5.6
IE.au3 Stable : 2.4-1
IE.au3 Beta : 2.4-1


I would be happy to help develop additions after reviewing development guidelines.

Attachments (1)

tableToArrayIssue.au3 (1.9 KB) - added by ibigpapa@… 8 years ago.
Script to recreate issue with _IETableWriteToArray

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Change History (2)

Changed 8 years ago by ibigpapa@…

Script to recreate issue with _IETableWriteToArray

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by guinness

  • Resolution set to Rejected
  • Status changed from new to closed

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