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Issue in VBA "getElementById"

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Dim Doc As HTMLDocument
Set Doc = IE.Document

Dim sDD As Variant
sDD = Trim(Doc.getElementsByTagName("h1")(0).innerText)
Dim Topic As MSHTML.IHTMLElement
Set Topic = Doc.getElementById("description")

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it return "[object HTMLMediaElement]" instead of the value from the webpage
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omgangIT Manager
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Dim Topic As MSHTML.IHTMLElement
Set Topic = Doc.getElementById("description")

You've set the variable Topic to an object and that's what is being displayed in the MsgBox (later in the procedure).  You need to change this
MsgBox topic
to this
MsgBox topic.innerHTML
or this
MsgBox topic.innerText

OM Gang

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I have used "MsgBox topic.innerHTML" and "MsgBox topic.innerText", but it both returns null. So I tried to get the value with the tag name using the below code
 
Dim Topics As MSHTML.IHTMLElement
Dim Topic
Dim toppiicc
Topics = Trim(Doc.getElementsByTagName("h3")(0).innerText)
For Each Topic In Topics
toppiicc = Topic
Next

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But it returns an error,
Run-time error '424':
Object required
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