Help me change a macro according to website.

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Help me change a macro according to website.

Post by LAPIII » Sat Jun 05, 2010 7:39 am

Why is the following topic un-editable: Google's interface has changed (see the screenshot). So how do I change the macro using method B. I don't get how iMacros knows where the relative positions are on the webpage.
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Re: Help me change a macro according to website.

Post by Tom, Tech Support » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:12 pm


Thanks for bringing this to our attention! As you know, websites (even Google) change and evolve over time and so we (and anyone using iMacros) have to revisit our macros and samples.

For now, you could just use:

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which extracts the whole sentence containing the results number, and then parse that number out using script. Or you can use the SEARCH command with regular expressions.

We will work on updating our samples after the release of iMacros V7.

Tom, iMacros Support
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