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by crookedleaf
Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Paypal$ for Consulting: Auto-Distrubute URLs among processes
Replies: 2
Views: 3014

Re: Paypal$ for Consulting: Auto-Distrubute URLs among proce

Update: This was resolved. Now I need to enter a zipcode and click submit button in a webpage if these fields are found. zip.value = "95210"; goButton.click(); Question: How do you submit this before an extraction? If you are trying to perform actions only IF certain fields are found, then set the ...
by crookedleaf
Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:40 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Drop Down Menu
Replies: 1
Views: 2734

Re: Drop Down Menu

Hi, Is there a way for the program to cycle through pages that load due to a selection on a drop down menu? For example, on the webpage below there is a dropdown menu that allows you to choose different weeks to see videogame sales data from. Is there a way for the program to automatically cycle th...
by crookedleaf
Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:16 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: extracted table with constant value
Replies: 1
Views: 2489

Re: extracted table with constant value

I am testing Helium Scraper for few days and I succeed to have better results than all other software tested :-) Now, I didn't succeed to do something which seems to be easy... In the final extracted table built by Helium Scraper, I try to have a column with a constant value, with no link with the ...
by crookedleaf
Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: the project starting page
Replies: 1
Views: 2361

Re: the project starting page

Jmarc wrote:Is it possible to see somewhere what is the starting page url of the current project ?
Are you talking about physically seeing it on the screen with your eyes? Or being able to scrape what the current URL is?
by crookedleaf
Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Trouble with Game Credits
Replies: 5
Views: 5909

Re: Trouble with Game Credits

Hello all, First, I love the product. It is saving me a lot of time collecting data for my dissertation. I am, however, running into a problem getting data from a particular website in the order I need to be in. Speficially, I need the credit data from the following website in the below order. http...
by crookedleaf
Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Which CPU is best for scraping?
Replies: 1
Views: 2913

Re: Which CPU is best for scraping?

I plan to ask for a new computer that will be optimized for web scraping. Any suggestions? it really depends on how intense your scrape is. for example, if you are going to be using the "multi-process" feature, which starts up multiple instances of helium to complete a scrape, you will definitely w...
by crookedleaf
Wed May 01, 2013 1:39 am
Forum: Q/A
Topic: Multi-Level Extraction with "Write From Database" premade
Replies: 0
Views: 5165

Multi-Level Extraction with "Write From Database" premade

i have a scrape that extracts usernames and passwords from our client relations system. it then goes to a page where it uses those to login to their accounts using the write from database premade. it then navigates to their ownership summary and extracts data from there. i'm trying to use multi-leve...
by crookedleaf
Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: if text is found, than skip extraction
Replies: 2
Views: 3853

Re: if text is found, than skip extraction

works perfect! thank you so much, again :D
by crookedleaf
Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: if text is found, than skip extraction
Replies: 2
Views: 3853

if text is found, than skip extraction

i was wondering if it were possible modify the if/while premade to skip extraction if a certain string of text or a certain kind is found. i have a scrape (the one you guys have helped me on a bunch) that goes through a list of resorts (extracted from a page as links) checking for new reservations. ...
by crookedleaf
Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:22 pm
Forum: Q/A
Topic: 'go through all pages' resets
Replies: 2
Views: 3212

Re: 'go through all pages' resets

Yes, they are actual links and not AJAX. I am going to try this now. The link does contain a Session ID number, but this shouldn't be a problem. I will let you know if I have any problems. Thanks!