How do I... run firefox scripts sequentially via batchfile?

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How do I... run firefox scripts sequentially via batchfile?

Post by gimber_sj » Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:49 pm


This issue is a double-pronged one.

Firstly, I have a library of scripts that I wrote in Firefox.
These don't run in the iMacros browser, so they have to be executed in Firefox natively (not a problem).
Is there any way of making these scripts work from within the iMacros browser?

Secondly... I tried to automate the running of these Firefox scripts using a batch file.
However, this just runs all 40 scripts simultaneously without actually waiting.

Is there a way to run sequential batch file firefox scripts without having to employ "pause" commands etc?


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Re: How do I... run firefox scripts sequentially via batchfile?

Post by Tech Support » Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:04 pm

John, do you have the Scripting Edition? Then you can start Firefox via the Scripting Interface with iimInit ("-fx") and run the macro with iimPlay. Please see
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