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by webmaster
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Premades
Topic: URL Variations
Replies: 2
Views: 2133

URL Variations

This is a quick way to generate a list of URLs when a number in the URL is the only thing that changes, typically the page number or the starting item, such as in this example: https://www.google.com/search?q=helium+scraper&start=50 https://www.google.com/search?q=helium+scraper&start=60 https://www...
by webmaster
Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Premades
Topic: Concatenate
Replies: 0
Views: 2540

Concatenate

Sometimes a selector selects more than one element and we want to extract their concatenated values as a single value. The following function takes a separator and a sequence, and returns their concatenated values. To use this on your project, follow these instructions . { "api": "1.0.2.1", "paramet...
by webmaster
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Premades
Topic: Login
Replies: 0
Views: 2375

Login

This action takes a username and password and logs you in on most login pages. If no login fields are found, it will assume you're already logged in and continue the extraction. To use this on your project, follow these instructions . { "api": "1.0.2.1", "parameters": { "username": { "caption": "Use...
by webmaster
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Premades
Topic: Select Each Option
Replies: 0
Views: 2785

Select Each Option

The following code selects each option in a drop down menu. Must occur below a selector that selects the drop down element. To use this on your project, follow these instructions . { "api": "1.0.2.1", "name": "SelectEach", "options": { "selector": "Drop Down Selector", "skip": true } } Browser.EvalS...
by webmaster
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Premades
Topic: About the Premades forum
Replies: 0
Views: 2517

About the Premades forum

This forum contains reusable pieces of code (premades) that can be imported into any project for diverse purposes. They can be quickly added from within Helium Scraper by selecting More... on the Wizard menu, and then visiting one of the premade pages on the browser. Alternatively, they can be copie...
by webmaster
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Helium Scraper 3
Replies: 2
Views: 6692

Helium Scraper 3

Welcome to Helium Scraper 3 forum. Use this forum to ask any questions, send feedback, suggestions, or report bugs related to Helium Scraper 3. Your feedback plays an important role on our development process and we'll monitor this forum to continue to improve our product. If you're new here, check ...
by webmaster
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Helium Scraper 3 Has Been Released!
Replies: 2
Views: 2941

Helium Scraper 3 Has Been Released!

We're proud to announce that Helium Scraper 3 has been released. We've rebuilt Helium from the ground up, and added many features, such as: Chromium (the engine behind Chrome) browser replaces Internet Explorer (which also fixes memory leak). Extraction runs on off-screen Chromium browser(s). Automa...
by webmaster
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: extraction does not work - tables empty
Replies: 1
Views: 1862

Re: extraction does not work - tables empty

Seems like you've configured it to download a phone number which will throw an error. Just double click your Extract action and uncheck everything under the Download column.
by webmaster
Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:23 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Relative URL
Replies: 2
Views: 4421

Re: Relative URL

Are you using the Link property? Try creating a JavaScript Gatherer called Link with this code:

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return element.href
or

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return element.getAttribute("href");
and extracting the JS_Link property.
by webmaster
Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:17 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Missing MDB
Replies: 1
Views: 1978

Re: Missing MDB

If they chose not to clear the local database when connecting to the external database, you should still have the data in the database panel. In this case, doing File -> Save will get rid of the error message. If not, then the only way to get the data is for them to send you the database file and co...