Autofill a web page

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Jul 10 23:04:16 CEST 2015


I have an app that auto fills PDF fillable forms. Uses mySQL or sqLite on the back end. Web forms, not so much. I’ve often wondered if it were possible to analyze a web page for field controls, then fill in the values and reload the page with the new html. The problem is, most web forms these days are java based and the underlying controls are (necessarily) not exposed. 

You may want to examine the HTML behind the web form to see if it is a “classic” style web form and proceed accordingly. Send me a link and I can have a look. 

Bob S


> On Jul 9, 2015, at 10:01 , Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
> 
> I am currently filling out a form several times a day to report aircraft
> noise incidents.  The form requires me to complete a number of fields that
> end up with the same value every time with others that are specific to each
> instance of the form.
> 
> 
> Would it be possible for me to write a Livecode app that would prefill
> certain fields with default values from preferences so all I have to do is
> fill the other fields manually?
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