[jawsscripts] Re: automating commands to extract info from web site?

Hi,
I went into tools and entered on research.  There is a MSNMoney site which I 
use in my stock analysis.  But unsure how to utilize it.  Any books around 
that I might get directions?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ann Marie Medlar" <amedlar1@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: [jawsscripts] Re: automating commands to extract info from web 
site?


>
> Yes I append much table info to clipboard and use Excel to sort on volume 
> price etc.
> Do you know what menu option web query function is under?  I use Excel 
> 2003?
> Any idea where i might get more info learning this function?
> I will read more about the tool James posted but not until tomorrow.
> I really want to automate gathering the info.  I would love to get my 
> hands on a sample of source code for ResearchIt.  I could use that as a 
> model and then take it up a notch.  Is this source code available?  Does 
> anyone know what tool or computer language ResearchIt uses?   Thanks,
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Travis Roth" <travis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 2:08 PM
> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: automating commands to extract info from web 
> site?
>
>
>> Hi,
>> If its stock info you want to copy, Excel might be a better tool than 
>> trying
>> to automate JAWS.
>>
>> Excel has some functions/add-ins to download stock quotes.
>> And barring that, while not the most accessible to set up, Excel's Web 
>> Query
>> feature can gather info from any site you indicate and tell it what info 
>> you
>> want.
>>
>> While not a JAWS scripting solution I think this is a case of 
>> understanding
>> JAWS script limitations and looking for abetter tool.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jawsscripts-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:jawsscripts-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ann Marie Medlar
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 12:52 PM
>> To: jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: automating commands to extract info from web
>> site?
>>
>> I use Research it all the time but the site that R I uses only gives a 
>> stock
>> quote and not company info.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Homme, James" <james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 1:44 PM
>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: automating commands to extract info from web
>> site?
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>> It just struck me that this could be a candidate for ResearchIt.
>>>
>>> Jim
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: jawsscripts-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> [mailto:jawsscripts-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ann Marie
>>> Medlar
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 1:33 PM
>>> To: jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: automating commands to extract info from
>>> web site?
>>>
>>> Hi James and all:
>>> I typed my keystrokes below after my note that I need to automate.  My
>>> problem is that I know how to find the info in terms of Jaws but not
>>> in terms in  a web language.  So if you or anyone knows what the web
>>> language is for heading, table, copy and append to clipboard,
>>> F8 key please let me know so I know what to look for to automate using
>>> this utility.  I just began reading the documentation.  I was a
>>> mainframe computer programmer but don't know any PC languages.  Any
>>> help appreciated.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ann
>>> Keystrokes:
>>> Open site:
>>> http://www.barChart.com
>>> Note:  edit box is part of a table
>>> type e for edit and enter ticker symbol I type  ARMH for Arm Holdings
>>> tab to go and enter type h for heading for  company name
>>> control+c to copy heading containing company name
>>> type t for table containing Stock price info up arrow once press f8 to
>>> select all table info
>>> windows+c to append table info
>>> type t for table
>>> up arrow
>>> F8 to highlight table info containing 2nd Resistance Point
>>> windows+c to append table info
>>> Find heading containing Today's Opinion which is a link and enter
>>> Literals from web site:
>>> Detailed Opinion Show Signal Strength and Direction table has 4
>>> columns and 34 rows
>>> F8 to highlight table containing todays opinion
>>> windows+c to append
>>> alt+F4 to exit site
>>> alt+control+N for NotePad
>>> Control+v to paste
>>> Control+s to save
>>> Prompt user for file name
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> http://barchart.com/opinions/stocks/ARMH
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Homme, James" <james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 12:38 PM
>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: automating commands to extract info from
>>> web site?
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Ann,
>>>> To be honest with you, it's going to be difficult unless you
>>>> absolutely know you will be putting in the same exact command
>>>> sequence. If you want to do it through scripting, you could do it,
>>>> but if I were you, I would look into this free tool.
>>>> http://seleniumhq.org/
>>>>
>>>> Jim
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: jawsscripts-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> [mailto:jawsscripts-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ann Marie
>>>> Medlar
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 12:18 PM
>>>> To: jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: automating commands to extract info from
>>>> web site?
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> If I write out a series of windows and jaws commands sequentially to
>>>> go to web, prompt to enter  info in edit box, use Jaws to navigate
>>>> info, copy and append info then alt+control+N for NotePad and then
>>>> paste info and save text file.
>>>> could some of you give me guidance to script?
>>>> I would love to automate this processs because it would save me so
>>>> much time.
>>>> thanks for any feedback.
>>>> I use Jaws 11 or 12 and xP Media.
>>>> Thank you so much.
>>>> Ann
>>>>
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