This example demonstrates extracting text from a webpage.
Starting with a WebBrowser ActiveX control, invoke and property nodes are used to navigate to a URL and extract the text from the webpage.
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This is a great VI! I've been trying to migrate some online spreadsheets into LabVIEW for analysis, and until now I've had to copy every page into Excel or notepad first! This is going to save me the longest, most manual step of the whole process. Thanks!!!
Looks simmilar to the example here: http://zone.ni.com/devzone/cda/epd/p/id/2743
That works great and I have been using for a while now to test POE devices that have a status webpage.
But I don't have LV 8.6 so I can't really compare them...
Is there any way to interact with the resulting page? I want to extract text from a bank account. Need to be able to login to account first, go to account page, then rip text.
You can rip images from webpages too: https://lavag.org/topic/4319-displaying-images-from-a-webpage/
I use datasocket read to extract the html source from URL addresses. Far simpler:
Kudos to Thoric!
Just went looking for this and couldn't find it. Any idea where this post got to?
thank u very much