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VB6 Classic - Webbrowser double click

Posted on 2015-01-16
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Hi

Yes, still using Classic :-)

Would anyone have some code that shows how to double click text on a Web page and then throw it to the Clipboard, based on certain criteria? In my case, I need to allow thi scenario only when the text matches four letters and seven numbers I.e ABCD1234567.

Thanks.
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by:ltlbearand3
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Can you use one of the browser objects to open the page and extra the data from the HTML source that way?  Maybe something like one of these:

When you say click on text, is the text a hyperlink and you want the value that comes from the link?

Dim objHttp, objXMLDoc

Set objHttp = CreateObject("MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP.6.0")
Set objXMLDoc = CreateObject("Msxml2.DOMDocument") 

With objHttp
	.Open "GET", "http://www.yoursite.com"
	.Send
	objXMLDoc.LoadXML .responseText
End With

msgbox objXMLDoc.SelectSingleNode("//YourNodeName").text

set objHttp = nothing
set objXMLDoc = nothing

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Sub GetWebTitle()
	' Need References set to 
      ' MICROSOFT INTERNET CONTROLS
      ' MICROSOFT HTML OBJECT LIBRARY

    Dim objHTML As HTMLDocument
    Dim objTitleElem As IHTMLElementCollection
    Dim objIE As InternetExplorer
    
    Set objIE = New InternetExplorer
    
    With objIE
        ' Enter in the website here
        .navigate "http://www.experts-exchange.com/"
        
        ' Don't show IE as we open it
        .Visible = False
        
        ' Pause while IE Loads
        Do While .Busy Or .readyState <> READYSTATE_COMPLETE
            DoEvents
        Loop
        
        ' Load the web page into an HTML Document
        Set objHTML = .document
    End With
    
    ' Look for the all instances of the tag
    Set objTitleElem = objHTML.getElementsByTagName("Title")
    
    
    ' Put the value from the first instance in cell A1
    Range("A1").Value = objTitleElem.Item(0).outerText
    
End Sub

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by:tvtech
ID: 40555763
Thanks for your comment.

The text is not hyperlinked. Just plain text.
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ltlbearand3 earned 500 total points
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Since it is plan text, I suggest looking at one of the methods I posted.  You could always do a view source from the web page to see how the data is stored and then use one of the examples posted to help parse the data.
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by:Martin Liss
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