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B-Man
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running imacro for chrome from excel vba?

Post by B-Man » Tue Aug 10, 2021 8:45 am

I have a macro saved as a bookmark that downloads a file.
is there a way I can run the imacro from excel using vba?

Im using the imarco for chrome VERSION BUILD=1011 RECORDER=CR

if so how?
if not is there anything anyone else can recommend?
Tom, Tech Support
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Re: running imacro for chrome from excel vba?

Post by Tom, Tech Support » Tue Aug 10, 2021 10:31 am

Hi B-Man,

The iMacros Enterprise Edition provides an API (scripting interface) that makes it super easy to integrate iMacros with Excel VBA (or any Office app) as well as other third-party tools and your own custom scripts/programs. There is even an Excel sample workbook included, the code for which is also posted in the iMacros wiki.

Aside from using the scripting interface, the only other possibility would be to run a batch file from your VBA macro that then attempts to launch Chrome and play your macro. But since there is no inherent command-line support for playing macros in Chrome, you'll have to try some community-provided solutions that are a bit more involved to setup and may not be as reliable or have the same level of integration that you are looking for that can be achieved with the API.
Regards,

Tom, iMacros Support
techimac
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Re: running imacro for chrome from excel vba?

Post by techimac » Tue Aug 10, 2021 8:16 pm

Is there trial popup running from Excel VBA in iMacros 2021?
Available for custom iim, javascript iMacros scripts
Tom, Tech Support
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Re: running imacro for chrome from excel vba?

Post by Tom, Tech Support » Wed Aug 11, 2021 7:51 am

techimac wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 8:16 pm
Is there trial popup running from Excel VBA in iMacros 2021?
There should not be, so long as you are using a licensed version (incl. evaluation license).
Regards,

Tom, iMacros Support
B-Man
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Re: running imacro for chrome from excel vba?

Post by B-Man » Wed Aug 11, 2021 11:54 am

Tom, Tech Support wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 10:31 am
Hi B-Man,

The iMacros Enterprise Edition provides an API (scripting interface) that makes it super easy to integrate iMacros with Excel VBA (or any Office app) as well as other third-party tools and your own custom scripts/programs. There is even an Excel sample workbook included, the code for which is also posted in the iMacros wiki.

Aside from using the scripting interface, the only other possibility would be to run a batch file from your VBA macro that then attempts to launch Chrome and play your macro. But since there is no inherent command-line support for playing macros in Chrome, you'll have to try some community-provided solutions that are a bit more involved to setup and may not be as reliable or have the same level of integration that you are looking for that can be achieved with the API.
Not looking to fork out $995 to save myself 2 minutes, 8 times a year. will look at the other option.
Thanks for your help.
BasejJack
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Re: running imacro for chrome from excel vba?

Post by BasejJack » Thu Nov 11, 2021 11:32 pm

Tom, Tech Support wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 10:31 am
Hi B-Man,

The iMacros Enterprise Edition provides an API (scripting interface) that makes it super easy to integrate iMacros with Excel VBA (or any Office app) as well as other third-party tools and your own custom scripts/programs. There is even an Excel sample workbook included, the https://nexthash.com/.

Aside from using the scripting interface, the only other possibility would be to run a batch file from your VBA macro that then attempts to launch Chrome and play your macro. But since there is no inherent command-line support for playing macros in Chrome, you'll have to try some Crypto POS that are a bit more involved to setup and may not be as reliable or have the same level of integration that you are looking for that can be achieved with the API.
there it trial popup running from Excel VBA in iMacros 2021, am I right?
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