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How to capture screen text of opened internet explorer window.

Is that possible to read text from a opened browser. I am not asking about screen scraping.
Here i am trying to read text of a web chat window.
let For Example : i am using MS Office Communicator 2007 Web version.(Not Installed in PC)

Now how to read what the chatting going on through my windows service .
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zimbixCommented:
could you give us a bit more information?
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mohantydAuthor Commented:
Lets talk about Office Communicator Web version 2007.
To use this user dont need to install Offfice Communicator in machine rather access it through web.

When you want to chat with any of the contact it will open a browser in small size having look and feel almost same as Windows version of communicator.

Can i capture those chatting some how in a window application to keep chat histpry locally.
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zimbixCommented:
oh, right.
sorry, i can't help you on this one =\
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Jesse HouwingScrum Trainer | Microsoft MVP | ALM Ranger | ConsultantCommented:
OCS can be configured to store it's history in your Outlook mailbox, that is by far the easiest way to accomplish what you're trying to do.

As for capturing the contents of an IE window, you could use the SendKeys API to send ctrl-a, ctrl-c to the window and then reading the clipboard contents from your app.

You can also write your own IE add-on and directly manipulate the contents of the window from there. See:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/aa740475.aspx
http://www.enhanceie.com/ie/dev.asp
http://www.add-in-express.com/programming-internet-explorer/extensibility.php
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mohantydAuthor Commented:
No solution given to what i was looking for
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Jesse HouwingScrum Trainer | Microsoft MVP | ALM Ranger | ConsultantCommented:
Did you even try the options I proposed? You didn't ask for more information or came back with why they didn't work for you.

Without some feedback, we cannot help you!
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_alias99Commented:
All,
 
Following an 'Objection' by mplungjan (at http://www.experts-exchange.com/Q_26564803.html) to the intended closure of this question, it has been reviewed by at least one Moderator and is being closed as recommended by the Expert.
 
At this point I am going to re-start the auto-close procedure.
 
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