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Selecting from option list on webpage

  Asked By: Colleen    Date: Feb 12    Category: MS Office    Views: 1513

I'm trying to use Excel2000 VBA to control a webpage. I
can easily select by setting xList1.Value when the control's HTML
looks like this:
<select name="xList1" >
<option value="1" >Weekly</option>
<option value="2" >Two Weeks</option>
<option value="3" >Three Weeks</option>
<option value="4" selected>Four Weeks</option>

But the page I'm trying to manage also includes this control (Note the
absence of "value=" coding). I've tried using Value and ListIndex but
these don't work.
<select name="xList2" >
Which Property should I be setting? Thanks in advance for any ideas.



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Mona Wagner     Answered On: Feb 12

What do you thing about to use Split function?
You could try something like this:

'S <-- your form into a string
S = Replace(S, "<option>", "#")
S = Replace(S, "</option>", "")
S = Replace(S, "</select>", "")
S = Replace(S, vbNewLine, "")
S = Split(S, "#")

Then you will have an array where the values will be S(1) to S(Ubound(S)).

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