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Web automation script problem

Hi Experts!

I'm using a web automation script called Web Data Parser that offers a web automation screen which allows you to automate inputting strings of information into web forms, and saving the results.  If I can get it to work right, it will be a good time saver for my ongoing web research tasks.

Here's what is supposed to happen: http://webdataparser.com/autoscript/

I'm supposed to be able to click in a data entry field on a website and get its title, which is saved in the automation software, and is associated with a particular column of data from a .csv file of my choosing.  Makes sense?  But when I go to http://www.textism.com/tools/textile/index.php and click in the data entry field, the field doesn't have a title, so the script can't work.

My question: would it be possible to save a copy of the webpage to my desktop and name the data entry field myself?  If so, how would I do that?

thanks,

MB
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mbartine
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braker15Commented:
The easiest way to automate that would be to use Visual Studio Team Test Edition, create a new web test, Hit record, navigate to the page, fill out the field, click submit, stop recording.

At that point, just import your csv file as a data source and tell the app to use whatever column you want as input.

i do this all the time for load testing
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