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Posted on 2010-11-19
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I have the following code for the webpage (which is in the code). When I use it I get the Run time error 438 (Object doesn't support this property method) highlighting the IE.Document.getElementsByName("CustID").Value = "Username1".

I would like the username to be entered automatically and continue button next to the username box to be clicked automatically.

How can I achieve this?

Sub aa2()

Dim IE As Object
  
  Set IE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
  
  IE.Visible = True
  IE.Navigate "www2.netxpro.com"
  ' Wait for the page to load.
  Do While IE.Busy Or IE.ReadyState <> 4
    DoEvents
  Loop
  
  IE.Document.getElementsByName("CustID").Value = "Username1"

End Sub

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Question by:awesomejohn19
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by:SiddharthRout
ID: 34175142
Replace this

IE.Navigate "www2.netxpro.com"

with

IE.Navigate "https://www2.netxpro.com/salogin.htm"

and try now
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by:awesomejohn19
ID: 34175164
Thanks for your response. II get the same error
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by:SiddharthRout
ID: 34175177
How dumb of me...

Try this and it will work....

Sub Sample()
    Dim IE As Object
  
    Set IE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
  
    IE.Visible = True
    
    IE.Navigate "https://www2.netxpro.com/salogin.htm"
    ' Wait for the page to load.
    Do While IE.Busy Or IE.ReadyState <> 4
        DoEvents
    Loop
  
    IE.Document.getElementById("CustID").Value = "Username1"

End Sub

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forgot to mention about replacing getElementsByName by getElementById lolzzz
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by:awesomejohn19
ID: 34175203
Thanks that works like charm. For the rest of the question, how can I click the continue button.

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SiddharthRout earned 500 total points
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Lolzzz

I saw the question coming...

Sub Sample()
    Dim IE As Object
  
    Set IE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
  
    IE.Visible = True
    
    IE.Navigate "https://www2.netxpro.com/salogin.htm"
    ' Wait for the page to load.
    Do While IE.Busy Or IE.ReadyState <> 4
        DoEvents
    Loop
  
    IE.Document.getElementById("CustID").Value = "Username1"
    IE.Document.getElementById("submit").Click
End Sub

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by:awesomejohn19
ID: 34175274
thanks a lot
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