extract certain word in paragraph

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extract certain word in paragraph

by matt121400 on Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:20 pm

ok the sentence is in 1 body and i need to extract 1 specific word that is different every time but its always preceded and followed by the same thing

this is what it looks like
Logging in... OK sending...text='welcome'

my question is how do i extract just the word that comes in the quotation things , in this example i would like to extract the word welcome
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Re: extract certain word in paragraph

by Tech Support on Mon Dec 22, 2008 8:09 am

We recommend the following:

1. Extract the complete sentence. iMacros works on the HTML element level. It always extracts the information of one web page element at a time, e. g. the text between the <a>hello, my name is "Mike"</a>)

2. Return text to a script with iimGetLastExtract

3. Use some string functions of your favorite scripting language (VBS, Perl, C#,...) to process the string and extract the part you really need. In VB script these would be the instr or split functions. Example: http://wiki.imacros.net/Get-Exchange-Rate.vbs
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Re: extract certain word in paragraph

by additional001 on Tue Jan 06, 2009 3:26 pm

In JavaScript this would prob be done with a combination of the String & RegExp Objects
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