How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

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imacros4me
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by imacros4me » Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:19 pm

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TAG POS=1 TYPE=TEXTAREA ATTR=* CONTENT={{!clipboard}}
Did the job. We're getting closer ;-)
Only line breaks got lost.
Any chance to preserve these when pasting the clipboard?
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by techimac » Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:38 pm

pro is not required.
its a few seconds task.
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by techimac » Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:41 pm

imacros4me wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:19 pm

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TAG POS=1 TYPE=TEXTAREA ATTR=* CONTENT={{!clipboard}}
Did the job. We're getting closer ;-)
Only line breaks got lost.
Any chance to preserve these when pasting the clipboard?
you have to use EVENT Mode and simulate ctrl v windows shortcut to paste
or have to replace some character using EVAL command as new line character and set clipboard

access to URL is better
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by techimac » Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:44 pm

I belive you are first copying some text in clipboard and then running script

try this
start recording
paste text in textarea

stop recording

use content="" part

no need for clipboard variable

you will be able to retain new line
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by techimac » Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:19 pm

You can use following examples instead of relying on clipboard

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set !var1 Line<SP>1<br>Line<SP>2
TAG POS=1 TYPE=TEXTAREA ATTR=* CONTENT={{!var1}}

set !var1 "Line<SP>1<br>Line<SP>2'''"
TAG POS=1 TYPE=TEXTAREA ATTR=* CONTENT={{!var1}}

TAG POS=1 TYPE=TEXTAREA ATTR=* CONTENT=Line<SP>1<br>Line<SP>2
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by imacros4me » Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:10 pm

Do I have to enable EVENT mode?
If the answer is yes, where do I enable it using the FF-version of iMacros?

Thanks again for helping.
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by techimac » Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:33 pm

iMacros
Manage
settings
Event recording mode (Under Recorder settings)

If you can tell what you want to input then may be TAG command can do the job
<BR> is for line

Did you tried examples?
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by imacros4me » Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:21 pm

There is no event mode available to select.
I can only enable "Use CSS selectors" and "Use element ids whenever possible"
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by techimac » Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:20 pm

I dont have Firefox
You can use Chrome then
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by techimac » Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:59 am

palemoon browser
iMacros 8.9.7

use this
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by rapieragnay » Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:00 pm

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EVENT TYPE=KEYPRESS SELECTOR="TEXTAREA" CHAR="v" MODIFIERS="[CTRL]"
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Re: How to "navigate" to a text field and insert clipboard content?

Post by techimac » Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:49 am

MODIFIERS="ctrl" will work as well
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