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I am evaluating FM Pro 8.5 and am having basic problems with the Web Viewer features. I just don't know how to set it up and the documentation is just not helping me make the connection.

The ultimate goal is to do some screen scraping. But the problem I seem to run into is that I don't know how to reference the Web Viewer as an object.

At no point was I ever asked to assign an object name that I could use to reference it in a script.

Also, the FM Pro 8.5 online help makes a reference to creating a Web Viewer as a button, but never really explains how to do this. The button can be given an Object name, so could this be the way to what I want to accomplish? Who knows!?!

Please help.


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Hello dPeace and welcome!

The web viewer can be created by clicking on the button (looks like the earth) that is located on the left side of the screen about midway down. Then just drag and area and a viewer object should appear.

Next pull down VIEW > OBJECT INFO

With the webviewer selected go over to the object info box and enter a name for the object. Can be almost anything.

Now your scraping script function can reference that name.

Let me know if you need more assistance.

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