Extract Hidden value on page help?!?

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mrjjman
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Extract Hidden value on page help?!?

Post by mrjjman » Thu May 12, 2016 5:56 am

I can't seem to get this hidden value extracted.

Here is the code:
<input id="accHitStatus" value="Hit" type="hidden">

And here is what I'm using to try and extract the info:
TAG POS=1 TYPE=INPUT:HIDDEN ATTR=NAME:accHitStatus EXTRACT=TXT

The problem is that there isn't a specified name but it lists the input ID. I've tried ATTR=INPUTID:, ATTR=INPUT_ID, and ATTR=INPUT ID, but no luck.

Any suggestions?
NoraChoi
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Re: Extract Hidden value on page help?!?

Post by NoraChoi » Thu May 26, 2016 6:49 am

You can use web data extractors to extract any web datahttp://www.octoparse.com/?=bl (hidden data included) for you. You can find many such kind of tools available online. :D
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Re: Extract Hidden value on page help?!?

Post by chivracq » Thu May 26, 2016 12:32 pm

NoraChoi wrote:You can use web data extractors to extract any web datahttp://www.octoparse.com/?=bl (hidden data included) for you. You can find many such kind of tools available online. :D
Hum, looks like an interesting Tool, but the FAQ clearly states:
Q: What kind of information can Octoparse extract from web pages?
A: In short, Octoparse extract any visible data from web pages, including the data in source code. You just need to configure rule, and Octoparse will do the rest thing. However, the rule differs in web pages. You can customize the rule by yourself or download it from the Rule Market.

Q: Could Octoparse extract data like email addresses, telephone numbers, etc?
A: Yes. Any visible data on the websites is available for Octoparse. In its Rule Market, there are such many rules you can download to directly help you extract these kinds of data.
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Re: Extract Hidden value on page help?!?

Post by NoraChoi » Fri May 27, 2016 2:47 am

chivracq wrote:
NoraChoi wrote:You can use web data extractors to extract any web datahttp://www.octoparse.com/?=bl (hidden data included) for you. You can find many such kind of tools available online. :D
Hum, looks like an interesting Tool, but the FAQ clearly states:
Q: What kind of information can Octoparse extract from web pages?
A: In short, Octoparse extract any visible data from web pages, including the data in source code. You just need to configure rule, and Octoparse will do the rest thing. However, the rule differs in web pages. You can customize the rule by yourself or download it from the Rule Market.

Q: Could Octoparse extract data like email addresses, telephone numbers, etc?
A: Yes. Any visible data on the websites is available for Octoparse. In its Rule Market, there are such many rules you can download to directly help you extract these kinds of data.

Hi chivracq,
The first question you quoted explains what Octoparse can extract from the web page... Almost all the text in the HTML.
Just try to use Octoparse (download it http://www.octoparse.com/download/)and extract what you want.
Tutorials for you herehttp://www.octoparse.com/Tutorial to better handle Octoparse. :D

If you have any questions just reach out to me. I am always happy to help~ :D
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Re: Extract Hidden value on page help?!?

Post by janib4all » Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:51 pm

Try using XPath instead!

Tag XPath="//..." Extract=Txt
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