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by webmaster
Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:13 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: A simple one?
Replies: 4
Views: 3590

Re: A simple one?

Sorry is a little hard for me to understand exactly what you need. Not sure if those are tables or columns because even though you call them tables they look like columns on your graph. I think the problem you are having is that you want the extracted information to be on the same row as it probably...
by webmaster
Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:41 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Iframe scrape possible?
Replies: 1
Views: 2786

Re: Iframe scrape possible?

OK I found a solution that involves a little JavaScript. Create a new JavaScript Gatherer called "IFrameContent" and paste the following code in it: return element.contentWindow.document.body.innerText; Now, in the selection panel click on "Choose visible properties" and in the dialog, select only "...
by webmaster
Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Premades & Resources
Topic: Emails scraping
Replies: 12
Views: 21362

Re: Emails scraping

Hi, It seems to me that you are setting the "Property" column of the "Extract" action to "Url". This will extract the URL of the current page. In order to extract the text of the element, it needs to be set to "InnerText". If you want to extract the URL that a link (such as the blue links in the Goo...
by webmaster
Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:30 am
Forum: Premades & Resources
Topic: Emails scraping
Replies: 12
Views: 21362

Re: Emails scraping

I just tested it and I'm getting the URL's just fine. What exactly is the problem, is it not extracting the URLs? If that's the problem, try this: Go to the Kinds panel, expand the "urls" Kind, and click on the "Select kind in browser" button. If it doesn't select anything then here is the problem. ...
by webmaster
Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:46 pm
Forum: Premades & Resources
Topic: Emails scraping
Replies: 12
Views: 21362

Re: Emails scraping

This should get you started. It extracts the URLs from the first page of Google results for a list of search terms. Check the "READ ME" JavaScript action in the project. Now, the email extraction will be difficult if there is no common structure in the web pages to extract from. If not, the best I c...
by webmaster
Wed Mar 09, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: problem with manta.com
Replies: 1
Views: 2030

Re: problem with manta.com

The "Selection Mode" button turns disabled when a page is loading. You can press the "Stop" button at the top right to cancel the navigation.
by webmaster
Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:43 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: It takes forever to scrap
Replies: 4
Views: 3607

Re: It takes forever to scrap

The page is probably taking forever to load. If you want send me the page, or even better, your project, and I'll take a look at it. You can attach Helium Scraper projects in this forum.
by webmaster
Sat Mar 05, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Selection Mode Doesnt Work Sometime
Replies: 4
Views: 4085

Re: Selection Mode Doesnt Work Sometime

The best thing you can do there is wait for Helium Scraper to finish a cycle, stop it right there and save. It will remember the current page when you save it. For example, on the file I sent you, I would stop it right after executing the "Navigate: next" action and save it right there. This way, th...
by webmaster
Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Selection Mode Doesnt Work Sometime
Replies: 4
Views: 4085

Re: Selection Mode Doesnt Work Sometime

Hi, Let me go through your problems one by one. 1. Sometimes the "Selection Mode" button doesnt work. I click on it and it doesnt get the blue square around it. i have to close the program and open it again for it to work. i am running Windows 7 home premium 64bit on an ie7 computer with 6gb ram. An...
by webmaster
Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Next version in the works? Awesome!
Replies: 2
Views: 4910

Re: Next version in the works? Awesome!

Which functionalities would you like these ready-made JavaScript gatherers to have?