troubleshooting Question

VBA to Read data from IE Website

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I'm working in MS Access 2010.

I've got code that opens an IE browser and navigates to a page.

Dim mobjIE As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer

Set mobjIE = New SHDocVw.InternetExplorer

  mstrPage = vNewValue
  mobjIE.navigate mstrPage

Now I want to read various elements on the page. I have iMacros but it's not an ideal solution for me so I'm trying to do it all from VBA.

But, iMacros does appear to be very good at grabbing element names/ids.

Here's what iMacros came up with:

TAG POS=4 TYPE=P ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=1 TYPE=SPAN ATTR=CLASS:style15 EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=1 TYPE=I ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=1 TYPE=SPAN ATTR=CLASS:style5 EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=2 TYPE=SPAN ATTR=CLASS:style5 EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=4 TYPE=STRONG ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=5 TYPE=STRONG ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=6 TYPE=STRONG ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=7 TYPE=STRONG ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=8 TYPE=STRONG ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=9 TYPE=STRONG ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=10 TYPE=STRONG ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT

' Loop Reviews
TAG POS=1 TYPE=SPAN ATTR=CLASS:style11 EXTRACT=TXT
TAG POS=1 TYPE=IMG ATTR=SRC:*/images/star*.gif EXTRACT=HTM
TAG POS=1 TYPE=FONT ATTR=* EXTRACT=TXT

Apparently, POS indicates WHICH element it is.

Is that enough info to help me come up with VBA code that will read the text in those elements and store in a variable?
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