Drop Down has a * as part of the text

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Drop Down has a * as part of the text

Post by jastromb » Fri Apr 02, 2010 5:17 pm

I need to make a drop down selection and * is part of the selection. How do I tell iMacro to read * as an asterisk insted of as a wildcard character?

Example: there are two choices in the dropdown. "Isuzu" and "*Isuzu". I need the "*Isuzu" choice.

When I write the TAG to look for *Isuzu its assuming a wildcard. I tried **Isuzu but that didn't work.

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Re: Drop Down has a * as part of the text

Post by Daniel, Tech Support » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:44 pm


We're planning to introduce wildcards escaping very soon, so that you can use \* in such cases. But before it is added, you need to use a different approach. May be you could try selecting by value or by ordinal number? See this wiki article for more info:
http://wiki.imacros.net/TAG#Special_TAG ... Down_Menus

Best regards,
Daniel, iOpus Support
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