Can't save format

Discussions and Tech Support related to website data extraction, screen scraping and data mining using iMacros.

Moderators: Community Moderators, iMacros Moderators

Forum rules
Before asking a question or reporting an issue:
1. Please review the list of FAQ's.
2. Use the Google search box (at the top of each forum page) to see if a similar problem or question has already been addressed. This will search the entire contents of the forums as well as the iMacros Wiki.
3. We can respond much faster to your posts if you include the following information:


Answering your own posts (e.g. attempting to "bump" your topic) drops your topic from the list of unanswered threads, so it may actually receive less views.

Can't save format

by muppet on Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:41 am

I am using Windows and tried this macro on Chrome, FF and IE.
I downloaded iM last night so it's a new version.

iM changes the source code when I do a 'SAVEAS', compared to when I manually do a 'file' -> 'saveas' -> 'web page html only' in Firefox. It's definitely different.

How can I make the iMacros 'saveas' be the same as my manual FF save?

My iMacros code is:

URL GOTO=http://www.webpage
SAVEAS TYPE=HTM FOLDER=C:\xampp\htdocs FILE=name.htm
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:37 am

Re: Can't save format

by Shital, Tech Support on Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:25 am


Thank you for your interest in iMacros. Can you give us the details of the website that you are trying.
Shital, Tech Support
Posts: 54
Joined: Tue May 07, 2013 2:42 am

Re: Can't save format

by silviuactiv on Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:23 am

I think you forgot the " L " from the html

Your sintax "SAVEAS TYPE=HTM FOLDER=C:\xampp\htdocs FILE=name.htm"
Sintax corected "SAVEAS TYPE=HTM FOLDER=C:\xampp\htdocs FILE=name.html"
Posts: 6
Joined: Fri Jan 29, 2016 4:35 am

Return to Data Extraction and Web Screen Scraping

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests