Tags change attributes – what can I do?

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Tags change attributes – what can I do?

Post by gczychi » Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:33 pm


I am new to iMacros and want to script a couple of websites, but the website changes the attributes to the tags every time. Therefore iMacros waits forever for a tag. What can I do, if I receive tags like:

TAG POS=1 TYPE=SELECT FORM=ACTION:https://bankingportal.de/portal/portal/ ... 714d9aa5e4 ATTR=ID:fHsafNthoBdpCfXg CONTENT=%90

I have tried to shorten the attributes with the asterisk (*), like for example:

TAG POS=1 TYPE=SELECT FORM=ACTION:https://bankingportal* ATTR=ID:* CONTENT=%90

but that doesn't work either. What can I do?

Thanks a lot for any hints,

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Re: Tags change attributes – what can I do?

Post by MattBell7 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:44 am

that should work. without a url it would be hard to diagnose though...

Try recording it a couple of times, and see if anything else changes.

You'll also need to be careful in case there are other Select boxes before that one, which it may now select instead. Try turning on Complete HTML mode, record the selection, and see if there is anything specific on the box that doesn't change. i.e. a name, a style etc
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