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hi all,
I am trying to automate and get the browser to click a button but it is not working
i googled. and found these links

Talk in MSDN
Stackover flow

and many other
i want to automate Samsung website.
first select a category(Refrigerator, washer, etc...)
in that go to "SEE ALL"
in that category click on the button "VIEW ALL" and get the product list
the MSDN suggestion of object invoke is working rarely. (like 1 in 10 times)
any other suggestion please
but none of them work
Posted 7-Mar-13 23:17pm
Edited 7-Mar-13 23:18pm
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Solution 1

I some how got this to work... not sure if there is a correct solution or more good one i used this

Dim el As HtmlElement = Me.webBrowser1.Document.All("Button1")
Dim obj As Object = el.DomElement
Dim mi As System.Reflection.MethodInfo = obj.[GetType]().GetMethod("click")
threading.thread.sleep(2000)
mi.Invoke(obj, New Object(-1) {})

And the sleep is needed i am not sure of the reason. but if you put a wait it is working.
hope this will work long enough.
please let me know if there is a better solution to do it

Thanks
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