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by greggb
Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Command Line and Scripting Interface
Topic: Find characters - stay inside?
Replies: 1
Views: 929

Find characters - stay inside?

I have been reading support pages on relative positioning and finding characters, and I think I can find characters in a page, but once I find them (IF I find them), can I STAY in the page and continue do things, or do I have to exit out of the page and run another script? Here is what I want to do:...
by greggb
Fri Dec 26, 2008 11:48 pm
Forum: Command Line and Scripting Interface
Topic: Do you have to reload object each pass?
Replies: 2
Views: 1423

Do you have to reload object each pass?

I am running a script using foxpro and trying to make it as fast and efficient as possible because, as you know, just having to go onto the web and gather something slows it down considerable, so any little thing to help it is better. I noticed there is a little "drag" on processing time when it has...
by greggb
Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:54 am
Forum: Data Extraction and Web Screen Scraping
Topic: Can the program literally "find" text within a page?
Replies: 2
Views: 1620

Can the program literally "find" text within a page?

I need to automate a process that goes in and extracts a certain field (row) within a webpage, but it takes so long to go through the entire page line by line, I was wondering if the program will actually go through the page and literally find certain text, for example a unique identifier, then star...
by greggb
Wed Dec 03, 2008 11:39 pm
Forum: Command Line and Scripting Interface
Topic: saveas filename problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1591

saveas filename problem

I have a script that navigates to a page then goes through some choices in a form and saves the file as a complete HTM file each time (without reloading the page) - works fine except the FIRST TIME it saves the file it ALWAYS uses the name in the title of the webpage instead of the name I give it. T...
by greggb
Mon Dec 01, 2008 6:50 am
Forum: Command Line and Scripting Interface
Topic: Return Code always "1" but data is there
Replies: 1
Views: 966

Return Code always "1" but data is there

I am trying to script an extraction for the first time using Visual Foxpro. Using the sample project (wsh-extract-rate) everything seems to working fine but I always get a return code of "1", not "2" even though I can see the extracted data in the variable. So I know it is finding the extracted data...