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GetElementByID

I am making a application in microsoft visual basic 2008 express edition using VB.net as the programming language.

What I want to do is get the contens of a textbox on my webbrowser by using GetElementByID then putting the contens into my RichTextBox1 I'm not sure how I would do this so can you help please.

I think that I need to but the contens to string then do RichTextBox1.Text = stringname


Thanks,
Cyberdemon1337 :D

If you have any diffuculty understanding what I said then just message me and I will try to explain it a bit more :)
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CyberLexCommented:
cheers
CyberLex
Public Class Form1
 
    'create a webbrowser object
    Dim wb As New WebBrowser
 
    Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
 
        'supress javascript errors (just in caste :=)
        wb.ScriptErrorsSuppressed = True
 
        'load the webpage
        wb.Navigate("http://www.echoecho.com/htmlforms11.htm")
 
        'add event handler to documentCompleted sub
        'will be called when html is completely loaded
        'from wb.navigate
        AddHandler wb.DocumentCompleted, AddressOf documentCompleted
 
    End Sub
 
    Public Sub documentCompleted(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
 
        'search the dropdownbox with name "mydropdown"
        Dim myid As HtmlElement = wb.Document.GetElementById("mydropdown")
 
        'get the elements of <select> with name "option"
        Dim myelements As HtmlElementCollection = myid.GetElementsByTagName("option")
 
        'itterate through all of those and add to textbox with a linefeed
        For Each ele As HtmlElement In myelements
 
            RichTextBox1.AppendText(ele.InnerText & vbCrLf)
 
        Next
 
    End Sub
 
End Class

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CyberDemon1337Author Commented:
Very nice and helpful thanks :)
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