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Updated iWB2 Learner tool to grab ClassName & Highlight Frames

ClassName & Highlight FramesI use ClassName a lot when web scraping.  So much so I updated the iWB2 Learner tool to extract it from the outerHTML and have it’s own edit field (like Name and ID).

I also changed the ListView that shows Frames to be RED.  I can’t tell you how much time I wasted early-on when dealing with Frames.  Hopefully this will help people realize they need to take a different approach when Frames are present! Continue reading

Web Scraping with AutoHotKey 104- Dealing with the dreaded Frames!

AutoHotkey Merchandise-White Stress ballWhen I’m web scraping info off the Internet and run into Frames I first cry and then say a prayer… The below video helps review the issue and offers some solutions on how to, reliably, grab data.

Just keep in mind that each frame is, in essence, it’s own page and you’ll have to add additional values to your handle to navigate to it.

A copy of the syntax writer for Web Scraping with AutoHotkey can be found here.

Troubleshooting Web Scraping frames with AutoHotkey

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