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using ie.document.getElementById to submit form or click logon button in vb6

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how do i click on a log on button  on a webpage using vb6 ie.document.getElementById(    statement.

the button for the webpage is below.
  <button type="submit" class="LogOnButton">Log On</button>

there is also the line
<form action="/Account/LogOn" method="post">

let me know if you need more infomation
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by:Norie
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Once you have the element you could just try it's click method.

Or if it's form you want to submit you could try something like this.

ie.document.forms(0).submit()

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This would submit the first form on the page, if there is more than one form change 0 to get the right one.
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how do i find the element?
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Norie earned 500 total points
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If you want to submit the form try the code I posted.

That should be just the same as clicking the submit/logon button.
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by:rjef
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ok thanks
i will try when i get to work on friday
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by:rjef
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It worked but i had to remove the "()" on the submit

ie.document.forms(0).submit
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by:rjef
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any idea how to click on the check box from the below web site

<ol id="cabinetDocuments">
    
    <li class="line" rel="Scan_2014_02_04_12_55_04_036.pdf">        
        <div class="unit">
            <input type="checkbox" /><span class="doc-icon pdf" Title="Scan_2014_02_04_12_55_04_036.pdf">Scan_2014_02_04_12_55_04_036.pdf</span>
        </div>
        <div class="lastUnit">
            2/4/2014 1:22:04 PM
        </div>
    </li>
    
    <li class="line" rel="Scan_2014_02_04_12_53_55_486.pdf">        
        <div class="unit">
            <input type="checkbox" /><span class="doc-icon pdf" Title="Scan_2014_02_04_12_53_55_486.pdf">Scan_2014_02_04_12_53_55_486.pdf</span>
        </div>
        <div class="lastUnit">
            2/4/2014 1:20:58 PM
        </div>
    </li>

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by:rjef
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thanks
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by:Norie
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That's kind of a whole different question.:)

Might even need the URL for the site to take a look at the rest of the source code.
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by:rjef
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i can send you the source.  i put another question in for it.  send me your email address to rjef041364@yahoo.com
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by:rjef
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the question is here
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Internet_Email/Web_Browsers/Q_28359188.html

but you probably need more of the source.  Email me at rjef041364@yahoo.com  with your email and i will send it.
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