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automating keyboard commands with Setupsup



mdhassans
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Apr 26, 2002, 4:24 PM


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automating keyboard commands with Setupsup

hi!
i am writing a program which opens a webpage and copies the data on the wepage into a notepad. i want to use the menu functions of the explorere window to Select All and copy and then paste the contents to the notepad.
i have written the program using LWP and Setupsup modules. i can get the webpage but the selectall-copy-paste is not working.
can anybody tell the right way to do it,
thanks a lot,

Code
#!perl/bin/perl -w 
use Win32::OLE;
use win32::Setupsup qw(WaitForAnyWindow GetWindowProperties SendKeys);
Win32::OLE::CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application.1",$ie) || die "CreateObject: $!";
$ie->{Visible}=1;
$ie->Navigate("http://www.yahoo.com");
WaitForAnyWindow("*-Microsoft Internet Explorer", \my $window, 60_000,500);
SetFocus($window);
GetWindowProperties($windows,['rect'], \my %hash);
SendKeys($window, '\alt+\E\alt-\A', 1);
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please help in getting this code work.