IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

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c4p
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IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

21 Apr 2017, 17:15

I have a csv file on a webpage I wish to download. I am doing through COM control instead of URLDownload (or similar) because of all the login credentials, https encryption, authentication tokens, etc.

I am able to use Send !s (Alt-s) and successfully save it, however I need to keep the window hidden, so this won't work. I attempted numerous iterations of ControlSend using !s or {f6}{tab}{Enter} (another keystroke shortcut to it) but none seem successful.

I found this post which successfully uses the ACC to cancel the same dialog. Thanks jeeswg

https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic ... 43#p127543

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Despite this, I cannot figure out the correct argument settings to reach the save button despite looking via ACC viewer.

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jeeswg
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

22 Apr 2017, 05:03

Changing it from 4.5 to 4.3 worked for me.
oAcc := Acc_Get("Object", "4.5", 0, "ahk_id " hCtl)
oAcc := Acc_Get("Object", "4.3", 0, "ahk_id " hCtl)

Btw I tried different things relating to the Notification control and hidden/visible windows, I'm not entirely sure what the problem is.

I used this as a test website: https://autohotkey.com/download/

Btw is that a special icon on the AccViewer window? From one of the editors maybe?

Best of luck.
c4p
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

22 Apr 2017, 08:10

Thanks. Works Perfectly.

For learning purposes how did you determine 4.3? Hopefully not trial and error.

I figured it out by selecting less focus to get the Open/Save/Cancel Dialog

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Second question. how would you replace the WINGET determination of hidden ie hwnd? Loop all instances Checking for known title or URL?

As for the icon, it was set when I did a compile using CompileAHK.

THANKS AGAIN
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jeeswg
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

22 Apr 2017, 10:50

Trial and error. No, actually, you see the numbers in the image? So, the window (control) has window handle (hWnd): hCtl, then child 4, then child 3 for Save (or 5 for the 'x' button). Usually I try to find the window/control (or an element/control/window above it) and navigate down. I've been working on a modification for AccViewer that I might release that tries to focus the element/control/window under the cursor based on the hotkey, rather than just a hotkey for the element. AccViewer has a Ctrl+/ hotkey which I didn't know about for a long time.

Although Acc can be simple in theory, I do always seem to have a surprising difficulty every time I have a new need for it. I've been trying to send a click via accDoDefaultAction to the highlight button, 'Fill Color', in Excel 2007. [EDIT: I got it working, see the link below.] Using macros can't be undone, so sometimes sending clicks or key presses is better.

[At least I have this so far, if anyone wants to confirm whether it works on other versions of Excel than Excel 2007:]
Get text from status bar - AutoHotkey Community
https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=9996&p=144259#p144259

Although I haven't had that problem of finding the hidden IE window before. Some ideas for identifying the window:

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Cheers re. the icon.
bodosko
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

19 May 2017, 12:29

jeeswg wrote:I've been working on a modification for AccViewer that I might release that tries to focus the element/control/window under the cursor based on the hotkey, rather than just a hotkey for the element. AccViewer has a Ctrl+/ hotkey which I didn't know about for a long time.


Please let us know if you have any success on this modification. I would appreciate a lot, because I need something like that to get the path from an object that disappear when mouse is clicked on ACCViewer.
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jeeswg
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

19 May 2017, 12:42

I might try and do it this weekend. Btw did you try the Ctrl+/ hotkey?

I find AccViewer and iWB2 Learner so awkward to modify, that I'm tempted to rewrite them from scratch. (I wanted to make iWB2 Learner handle Internet Explorer with any zoom %, instead of 100% only, plus offer options regarding putting text on the clipboard to make both consistent with each other, and I've tried to convert them to AHK v2, the whole thing has been a nightmare.)
bodosko
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

19 May 2017, 12:46

ctrl+/ doesn't help because I still have to click the crosshair in AccViewer, and when I do it, the object I want to get disappears.
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jeeswg
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

19 May 2017, 12:53

Have the Acc Structure window visible before you begin, and then use Ctrl+/, it should work, also try pressing Ctrl+/ a second time. It seems to have an on/off mode.

Btw what information are you trying to retrieve, I might try and update my 'AccViewer Basic' script which is a no-frills version of AccViewer.
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bodosko
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

19 May 2017, 13:12

I'm trying to get the path to the "Save As" button of IE11 save file notification bar.

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jeeswg
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Re: IE Com Save Dialog - Auto Save using ACC

19 May 2017, 13:44

See this link, I've answered your original question there:
Internet Explorer Save Open Cancel Popup - AutoHotkey Community
https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=26223

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