I hope you can help me out... I'm trying to automate IE using "internetexplorer.application". I can successfully open IE and navigate to the web page (http://search.autotrader.co.za/www/WhatsWorth.jsp).
I can even enumerate/select items in the "make" drop down list. So far so good.
As you will see from the web site, when you select a make of car in the "make" list, the "model" list is dynamically updated. This works fine when browsing the web page manually and using the mouse to select an item in the list. Although I've figured out
how to enumerate items in the make list and select a make programatically, I can't figure out how to force the web page to dynamically populate the contents of the second (model) list. It just remains empty.
Can anyone provide code (VBA, VBscript or Powershell - I don't mind) to successfully select a make, model and year and then click the search button? My ultimate goal is to be able to retrieve the suggested values of numerous makes and models of cars automatically
and write the results to a text file.
Contact autotrader.customer service to obtain written consent for transmit material from the web site. Then ask the autotrader if there is any better API than reverse engineering the web site.
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