how To extract a tooltip using Internet macros

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how To extract a tooltip using Internet macros

Post by manojpwagh » Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:31 am

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Post by Tech Support » Tue Oct 04, 2005 1:28 pm

Can you please give me an example of such a website and/or html code?

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Post by Guest » Wed Oct 05, 2005 9:54 am

Hi Anna, thanks for the reply.

here's an example, if you visit bloombery.com you will see the top left has a constent blue box with the dow, ftse and nikkei that always change, we would like to record these figures.

we have tried to use your s/w however it not looking good at the mo as none us are programers and cant figure it out, do you have some sort of wizard or so.

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Post by Tech Support » Wed Oct 05, 2005 10:09 am

The blue box is an image, thus you can not extract text data from it. You can save the box as image instead.

But if you need the text data, you can extract it from
http://www.bloomberg.com/markets/index.html
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