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Hi every one, 

I made a winform application with C# 2010 Express. I used the webbrowser, and I plan to analyze one web page and update the content in that page.

However, I got the div element <textarea id="articleText"></textarea>, when I start to fill in that div, I got the 'HRESULT:0x800A0259 COMException' error.

I have no ideal about that error, could any one help me, thanks a lot...

Following is the error code:

HtmlElementCollection dhl = webbrowser1.Document.GetElementsByTagName("textarea");
for (int i = 0; i < dhl.Count; i++)
htmlElement item = dhl[i];
if (item.GetAttribute("id").Equals("articleText"))
    item.InnerHtml = "<font color='red'> Here is the content...</FONT><br><br>";  

The error happens on
item.InnerHtml = "<font color='red'> Here is the content...</FONT><br><br>"; 

However, if I changed the item.InnerHtml = "content", there is no error.

I'm very strange about the problem.
Posted 27-Mar-13 18:24pm
Edited 30-Mar-13 19:29pm
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 27-Mar-13 23:34pm
I'm not sure it can work, but, just in case, try HTML which is well-formed XML instead:

<font color="red"> Here is the content...</font><br/><br/>

Besides, stop using font element and such unstructured attribute. Instead, use spam and CSS. This is not related to your problem but important for proper HTML culture.

Lighter Joul 29-Mar-13 2:31am
Thanks for your answer, but it does not work yet. I just make an example for the font element, there is also an error when I use "<a href="..">test</a>"

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