Toggling between proxies

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Toggling between proxies

Post by psenatori » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:32 pm

I just upgraded from 6.9 to 7.22 and my approach to switching between proxies is now broken.

In 6.9 I could configure a proxy using the standard:


iret = iim1.iimSet("PROXY", proxy_address)
iret = iim1.iimSet("USERNAME", proxy_username)
iret = iim1.iimSet("PASSWORD", proxy_password)

where proxy_address, proxy_username and proxy_password have been set earlier in vbscript.

If I set proxy_address = "", then imacros simply ignored the proxy without an error. with 7.22 I now get URL error when I pass an empty value to the proxy. I want to avoid writing 2 macros, one with proxy commands, the other without, where I have to evaluate the use of a proxy in my calling program.

So my question is, how can I continue to pass an ip proxy value to my macro, and using the same variable structure, turn the proxy off like i could do in 6.9?

I hope that explanation makes some sense.

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