Excellent, thanks!   :-)

 
 
Christopher J. Meisenzahl CPS, CSTE
Managing Consultant - Software Testing
Spherion Technology
christopher.j.meisenzahl / citicorp.com



> -----Original Message-----
> From: rodrigo.bermejo [mailto:rodrigo.bermejo / ps.ge.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 11:16 AM
> To: rodrigo.bermejo; ruby-talk
> Subject: Re: Manipulate IE via Ruby? Redux ...
> 
> 
> def google_search(query)
> 
>   require 'win32ole'
> 
>   ie = WIN32OLE.new('InternetExplorer.Application')
>   ie.visible = true
> 
>   ie.gohome
> 
>   ie.Navigate("http://google.com?q=#{query}")
> 
> end
> 
> google_search("ruby")
> 
> 
> 
> -r.
> 
> 
> 
> christopher.j.meisenzahl / citicorp.com wrote:
> 
> >Thanks very much for the MSDN link whoever sent it! I accidentally 
> >deleted your
> >original message, but I did get the link.  :-)
> >
> >
> >I've been able to do this:
> >
> >########
> >require 'win32ole'
> >
> >ie = WIN32OLE.new('InternetExplorer.Application')
> >ie.visible = true
> >
> >ie.gohome
> >
> >ie.Navigate("http://google.com") 
> ######################################
> >
> >
> >But now I would like to be able to get/set the value in the google 
> >search text
> >box. Can anyone show me how to do this?
> >I've been digging through the MSDN stuff, but I'm afraid I'm 
> in a bit over my 
> >head here.  :-(
> >
> >Would I need to somehow query IE to find out what text 
> objects were on 
> >the
> >form? And then set them to the value I want? How would I 
> then press the Search 
> >button, or fire that event?
> >
> >
> > 
> > 
> >Christopher J. Meisenzahl CPS, CSTE
> >Managing Consultant - Software Testing
> >Spherion Technology
> >christopher.j.meisenzahl / citicorp.com
> >
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Meisenzahl, Christopher J.
> >Sent: Monday, April 28, 2003 3:22 PM
> >To: 'ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org'
> >Subject: Manipulate IE via Ruby? ...
> >
> >
> >I want to tinker with the concept of Windows Automation as 
> described in 
> >chapter
> >16 of the PickAxe book.
> >
> >Does anyone know where I can find the list of objects that can be 
> >manipulated
> >in IE via Ruby? Page 167 shows me how to launch IE, make it 
> visible, and 
> >navigate the "home" page. But I assume that so much more is 
> possible. Can 
> >anyone point me in the right direction?
> >
> >If I could get to the point of navigating and filling in forms that 
> >would be
> >great!
> >
> >
> >Thanks very much in advance,
> >
> >Christopher
> >
> > 
> > 
> >Christopher J. Meisenzahl CPS, CSTE
> >Managing Consultant - Software Testing
> >Spherion Technology
> >christopher.j.meisenzahl / citicorp.com
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> 
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