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Web Scraping with AutoHotKey 108- use querySelctorAll for added flexibility

Web Scraping with AutoHotkeyWeb Scraping with AutoHotkeyWeb Scraping with AutoHotkey is fun and easy however some web pages don’t have Names, IDs, or classNames set up.  Other times the pages are pretty sophisticated and you want to grab something very specific (w/out writing a lot of code).   I recently learned about QuerySelctor which uses the CSS Selector.

This W3schools page has a great, dynamic tool, that is very helpful to understand what is being grabbed.  Here is a screenshot of clicking around on the above tool which will help you get the concept.
Web Scraping with AutoHotkey QuerySelectorAll

Below is a video documenting various method calls.Web Scraping with AutoHotkey

Web Scraping with AutoHotkey Tutorial 8- QuerySelectorAll

And lastly here is the script I used walking through the video.

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