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by webmaster
Sat May 14, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: Programming Helium Scraper
Topic: Programming Helium Scraper quick tutorial
Replies: 0
Views: 6393

Programming Helium Scraper quick tutorial

I've uploaded this easy tutorial on how to program Helium Scraper to our blog. It requires a minimal JavaScript knowledge. And that's why I have also posted this minimal JavaScript tutorial.

If you have any question regarding this subject, I'll be glad to help.
by webmaster
Sat May 14, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: JavaScript programming
Topic: Minimal JavaScript for non programmers tutorial
Replies: 0
Views: 6249

Minimal JavaScript for non programmers tutorial

Since so many JavaScript users are non programmers, and since is so frequently helpful to have a little JavaScript knowledge to achieve our scraping tasks with Helium Scraper, I've posted this, super summarized, JavaScript tutorial to our blog. If you have any question, well, this is what this forum...
by webmaster
Sat May 14, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Looping through web tables
Replies: 18
Views: 12569

Re: Looping through web tables

Hi, The easiest thing to do there is to just let Helium Scraper extract duplicated data and then filter duplicates out with SQL. If your table is called, say, MyTable , this query would return unique results: SELECT DISTINCT * FROM [MyTable] And this other query will create a table called NewTable c...
by webmaster
Fri May 13, 2011 8:45 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Looping through web tables
Replies: 18
Views: 12569

Re: Looping through web tables

Hi, I'm attaching a project that should fit your needs. If you fill up the "SourceTbl" table and press play, it will extract your data to the "PartsExport" table. I figure the easiest way to explain you how the javascript code works in this project is by adding comments everywhere in the code (comme...
by webmaster
Fri May 13, 2011 7:57 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: OnlineStore Test Project
Replies: 4
Views: 3255

Re: OnlineStore Test Project

If you extract the "Url" property of any element inside a page, you will get the URL of the page in which the element is. You need to make sure your kind is selecting any element inside that page. You can use a requirement of "At Least" 1 item in your "Extract" action for this purpose. If you use th...
by webmaster
Thu May 12, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Looping through web tables
Replies: 18
Views: 12569

Re: Looping through web tables

Yes, Helium Scraper can do that. The way to "read" data from a csv or text file is by simply copying and pasting your data into Helium Scraper's data table editor and saving it. You can also import a whole MDB database. If you need to automatically fill up the fields you will need a little javascrip...
by webmaster
Wed May 11, 2011 6:08 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: OnlineStore Test Project
Replies: 4
Views: 3255

Re: OnlineStore Test Project

Hi, I've made a few changes to your project. First, your Navigate Next inside the Navigate Each won't do anything other than navigate to the next page and then go to the next category. So only the first page is being extracted. There are several ways to achieve what you are trying to, but the easies...
by webmaster
Tue May 10, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Helium Scraper now has a blog!
Replies: 0
Views: 7547

Helium Scraper now has a blog!

We finally have our blog running. To start, I've posted a tutorial on how to configure Helium Scraper to extract backlinking sites (SEO stuff). If you have any request on something you'll like me to show how to do with Helium Scraper, or anything else you think it would be worth as a post, just let ...
by webmaster
Tue May 10, 2011 6:53 pm
Forum: Premades & Resources
Topic: Extract NON "nofollow" backlinks to competitor site
Replies: 1
Views: 6908

Extract NON "nofollow" backlinks to competitor site

Attached are two Helium Scraper files that you can use to extract sites that have non "nofollow" links to any other competitor site. Simply press play on the "Main" actions tree and you will be prompted to enter you competitor site. The backlinks will be extracted to the "Backlinks" table. The "Back...
by webmaster
Tue May 10, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: Premades & Resources
Topic: Emails scraping
Replies: 12
Views: 20826

Re: Emails scraping

Hi,

Please go to the main menu, "Browser -> Supress Script Errors" and uncheck it. That will fix it.