Doesn't work on textarea

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Joined: Wed May 02, 2012 11:04 pm

Doesn't work on textarea

Post by meannn » Wed May 02, 2012 11:39 pm


I have tried both x/y click mode and best click mode, but somehow it doesn't rec that part. Maybe its a bug. Here is the code;

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<textarea name="compose_text" id="compose_text" rows="10" cols="43" style="width: 100%; height: 175px; display: none;"></textarea>
Maybe they have some javascript/jquery to prevent imacrossing. The textarea looks like;


The rec doesnt record that textarea. So I have added myself this,

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TAG POS=1 TYPE=TEXTAREA FORM=NAME:compose_form ATTR=ID:compose_text CONTENT=somemessage
But still no worked. Also, doesn't give any errors.
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Joined: Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:18 pm

imacros write into textarea bug!!??

Post by phabi » Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:34 pm

that's true, me, too, i think this is a serious bug. i've tried all kinds of variations to select a specific textarea but in my situation nothing helps (not even selection by coordinates does work). what i tried the following:

  • - selection of correct tab & frame prior to any control selection
    - selection via different identifiers (name/id/position)
    - selection via complete xpath expression
    - replace any token-crap or inconstand id's / urls by * where required
purpose: i need to automatically pase a query into the new version of a phpMyAdmin query-field.

other controls CAN be selected without problems, but the textarea i cannot. here the source of the 'content-frame' where i want to select the textarea. (it is possibly a bug in imacros in combination of jquery in action... the textarea displays line-numbers...):

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<form method="post" action="import.php"  enctype="multipart/form-data" class="ajax" id="sqlqueryform" name="sqlform">
<input type="hidden" name="is_js_confirmed" value="0" />
<input type="hidden" name="db" value="laushammer" /><input type="hidden" name="token" value="13ec937687463a55b38ca3ecf83ef49e" />
<input type="hidden" name="pos" value="0" />
<input type="hidden" name="goto" value="db_sql.php" />
<input type="hidden" name="message_to_show" value="Ihr SQL-Befehl wurde erfolgreich ausgeführt" />
<input type="hidden" name="prev_sql_query" value="" />
<a name="querybox"></a>
<div id="queryboxcontainer">
<fieldset id="querybox">
<legend>SQL-Befehl(e) in Datenbank <a href="db_structure.php?db=laushammer&token=13ec937687463a55b38ca3ecf83ef49e">laushammer</a> ausführen: <a href="./url.php?" target="mysql_doc"><img src="themes/dot.gif" title="Dokumentation" alt="Dokumentation" class="icon ic_b_help" /></a></legend>
<div id="queryfieldscontainer">
<div id="sqlquerycontainerfull">
<textarea tabindex="100" name="sql_query" id="sqlquery"  cols="40"  rows="30"  dir="ltr"></textarea>
<input type="button" value="Werte löschen" id="clear" class="sqlbutton" /></div>
<div class="clearfloat"></div>
<div class="clearfloat"></div>
<fieldset id="queryboxfooter" class="tblFooters">
<div class="formelement">
<div class="formelement">
<label for="id_sql_delimiter">[ Begrenzer</label>
<input type="text" name="sql_delimiter" tabindex="131" size="3" value=";" id="id_sql_delimiter" /> ]
<input type="checkbox" name="show_query" value="1" id="checkbox_show_query" tabindex="132" checked="checked" />
<label for="checkbox_show_query">Diese Abfrage hier wieder anzeigen</label>
<input type="checkbox" name="retain_query_box" value="1" id="retain_query_box" tabindex="133"  /><label for="retain_query_box">Abfragefeld weiterhin anzeigen</label></div>
<input type="submit" id="button_submit_query" name="SQL" tabindex="200" value="OK" />
<div class="clearfloat"></div>
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Re: Doesn't work on textarea

Post by siniy » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:32 am

I can't say it's a bug. In these rich text editors textarea is handled by javascript. So you can't edit textarea with usual firefox imacros commands.

Some text editors have "HTML" button. It pops up standard textarea. You can use this with imacros.
Another trick is to use javascript.

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SET !VAR1 <b>Hey</b><p>It<SP>works!
URL GOTO=javascript:function<SP>f(){tinyMCE.editors[0].setContent("{{!VAR1}}")};f();
Code I used on other websites.

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URL GOTO=javascript:function<SP>f(){nicEditors.findEditor("description").setContent("{{!COL3}}")};f();
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Joined: Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:34 pm

Re: Doesn't work on textarea

Post by buxtic » Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:17 am

I need help
How can I write in div?
help please!

TAG POS=1 TYPE=div ATTR=ID:posting_form_text_field

<div id="posting_form_text_field" class="itx itx__ce ok-e textWrap js-focus" contenteditable="true">textexemple...</div>
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