How to get tags with two specific attribute=value in IEGetTagsByAttrib

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How to get tags with two specific attribute=value in IEGetTagsByAttrib

Post by geon12 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:52 pm

So dejected...Plz help a sad newb out..
Trying to click this button in a site that doesn't allow tab& image recognition doesn't work that well

IEGetTagsByAttrib>IE[0],input,value=1,O,arrTag
0: ARRTAG_1=<input id="first_hidsortnum" type="hidden" value="1">
0: ARRTAG_2=<input name="que_28799_348987" id="que_28799_348987_1" type="radio" value="1">
0: ARRTAG_3=<input name="que_28799_348988" class="check_val" id="que_28799_348988_1" type="radio" value="1">
0: ARRTAG_4=<input name="que_28799_348989" class="check_val" id="que_28799_348989_1" type="radio" value="1">

1. So.. the ARRTAG_1 is not what I'm looking for- I need to click on tags that have both type=radio AND value=1 in it.. but there seems to be no way to have multiple variables take effect in IEGetTagsByAttrib!!
I tried replacing value=1 with -> {type=radio}AND{value=1} /// {type=radio}&{value=1} to no success..
Is there any way to achieve this? or at least narrow the ARRTAG list by searching for type=radio within the ARRTAG list??

2. Welp, after giving up on that I'm trying to separate the id value of each ARRTAG so for example I can do
LET>wantclick="id=que_28799_348988_1
IETagEventByAttrib>IE[0],input,%wantclick%,click,
After all the methods I've tried- this actually works! I would love to do just
IETagEventByAttrib>IE[0],input,value=1,click,
and just have it click everything with value=1 but unfortunately it doesn't seem to work when there's mulitple options present..
So can I extract id or name of these ARRTAGS and arrange them in a separate variables so that I can use it to locate specific tag and click it?

I'm so close to finding answers to my nightmare of trying to find method to click multiple identical buttons on a web site.. PLZ HELP!!!

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Re: How to get tags with two specific attribute=value in IEGetTagsByAttrib

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:12 pm

I hope I'm understanding correctly, but this will click the three "radio" "value=1" radio buttons. I tested this on a local file, so have used a dummy URL. Hopefully it's enough to get you started.

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//Create IE and Navigate
IECreate>IE[0]
IENavigate>IE[0],http://test.com/test.htm,res

//Extract tag
IEGetTagsByAttrib>http://test.com/test.htm,input,value=1,O,arrTag

//Loop through each result in array
Let>RadioLoop=0
Repeat>RadioLoop
  Let>RadioLoop=RadioLoop+1

  //Does it contain value="1" ?
  Pos>value="1",arrTag_%RadioLoop%,1,PosOne,

  //Does it contain type="radio" ? 
  Pos>type="radio",arrTag_%RadioLoop%,1,PosRadio,

  //If yes to both...
  If>{(%PosOne%>0) AND (%PosRadio%>0)}

    //Extract the ID (split into multiple lines so it's easier to follow)
    let>mystring=arrTag_%RadioLoop%
    let>BEGINNING=id="
    let>END="
    RegEx>(?<=%BEGINNING%).*?(?=%END%),mystring,0,matches,nm,0

    //Click the radio button
    IETagEventByAttrib>{"http://test.com/test.htm"},INPUT,ID=%matches_1%,click,
  Endif
Until>RadioLoop,arrTag_count
Note that the commands you were using require a URL, not an IE Reference (IE[0]).
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Re: How to get tags with two specific attribute=value in IEGetTagsByAttrib

Post by geon12 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:48 am

Thank you so much for the quick reply!!!
I'm so thrilled to try out your solution!
Yep- I used url for the actual code!
Belated thank-you but I'm loving using Macro scheduler and it's making my life so much easier now! Sometimes I don't entirely understand it and makes my brain melt.. but I'm learning so much through this forum! I'm gonna try learning Regex next time! Thanks!!!

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Re: How to get tags with two specific attribute=value in IEGetTagsByAttrib

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:07 am

To be fair to you, that was probably beyond most beginners.

You'll find a lot of regex examples on this forum, plus there's a couple of free regex courses on Udemy, I think.
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Re: How to get tags with two specific attribute=value in IEGetTagsByAttrib

Post by geon12 » Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:16 am

Very ashamed to be asking for help again.. the finish line is so close yet so far away...
Most of my goal is: clicking multiple identical buttons in an internet site without image recognition
So using your solution - I tried to apply it to other part of my coding as well: most of it worked perfectly
But in this occation nothing is clicking. I suspect the problem is because the only defining feature of returned tags is a thing called href(tagname:"a" Classname: "href") whose value contains multiple "="s inside..
Let me show you what I've done so far


IEGetTagsByAttrib>https://exampleurl.com,dd,class=into,O,arrTag
//'So I guess tags have hierarchy but exists individually? I gathered [dl>dd>a>img] as separate tagnames but only identifying feature: a's href :showed up only when setting tagname as dd'//
///Tags I got ///
0: ARRTAG_1=<dd class="into"><a href="https://exampleurl.com:443/bbs/board.phpbo_table=0101&amp;wr_id=4119&amp;type=1"><img title=""alt="apply" src="/img/new_meditube/signup_on.png"></a></dd>
0: ARRTAG_2=<dd class="into"><a href="https://exampleurl.com:443/bbs/board.php?bo_table=0101&amp;wr_id=4110&amp;type=1"><img alt="apply" src="/img/new_meditube/signup_on.png"></a></dd>
0: ARRTAG_3=<dd class="into"><a href="https://exampleurl.com:443/bbs/board.php?bo_table=0101&amp;wr_id=4118&amp;type=1"><img title="" alt="cancel" src="/img/new_meditube/signup_on.png"></a></dd>


Let>Loop=0
Repeat>Loop
Let>Loop=Loop+1
//Does it contain alt=”apply”
Pos>alt="apply",arrTag_%Loop%,1,PosApply,
//Does it contain class=”into” ?
Pos>class="into",arrTag_%Loop%,1,PosInto,

//If yes to both...
If>{(%PosApply%>0) AND (%PosInto%>0)}
//Extract the href
let>mystring=arrTag_%Loop%
let>BEGINNING=href="
let>END="
RegEx>(?<=%BEGINNING%).*?(?=%END%),mystring,0,matches,nm,0
//Click the button
IETagEventByAttrib>{"https://exampleurl.com"},a,href=%matches_1%,click,
Endif
Until>Loop,arrTag_count


I hope I'm being semi-coherent here.. tried putting "" around %matches_1% to specify that =inside doesn't matter but I don't think it's registering. Your help is always greatly appreciated!! :o

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Re: How to get tags with two specific attribute=value in IEGetTagsByAttrib

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:00 am

The issue seemed to be the :443 and the amp; in the hyperlink. It was in the html but not in the rendered version displayed in the browser. Remove those, and it clicks.

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stringreplace>oldstring,:ReplaceThis,WithThat,newstring

stringreplace>%matches_1%,:443,,matches_1
stringreplace>%matches_1%,amp;,,matches_1
So :

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IECreate>IE[0]
IENavigate>IE[0],d:\test.htm,
IEGetTagsByAttrib>test,dd,class=into,O,arrTag

Let>Loop=0
Repeat>Loop
Let>Loop=Loop+1
//Does it contain alt=”apply”
Pos>alt="apply",arrTag_%Loop%,1,PosApply,
//Does it contain class=”into” ?
Pos>class="into",arrTag_%Loop%,1,PosInto,
//If yes to both...
If>{(%PosApply%>0) AND (%PosInto%>0)}
//Extract the href
let>mystring=arrTag_%Loop%
let>BEGINNING=href="
let>END="
RegEx>(?<=%BEGINNING%).*?(?=%END%),mystring,0,matches,nm,0
//Click the button
stringreplace>%matches_1%,:443,,matches_1
stringreplace>%matches_1%,amp;,,matches_1

IETagEventByAttrib>test,a,href=%matches_1%,click,
Endif
Until>Loop,arrTag_count
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Re: How to get tags with two specific attribute=value in IEGetTagsByAttrib

Post by geon12 » Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:03 pm

Stringreplace! Never thought of those!!
Thank you for helping out! :D

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