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  1. #1

    Email scrape from website

    Hi All,

    I am trying to learn how to navigate web pages using internet explorer and VBA in Excel.

    What I would like to do is to go to the following web page (, navigate to each 'more info' page and download all the email addresses from the 'more details' pages into a sheet (there is only one in each of the 'more details' tabs)

    I would then like the macro to click the number 2 on the page, to display the next 10 items and then the macro needs to go to each of their 'more info' pages and download the email address from each page.

    I have made a few attempts but I have made a complete mess of the code and nothing seems to work.

    If someone could write the first part of the code so that I can have a look and learn from it then that would be awesome



    My pitiful attempt at the initial part of the macro...

    [VBA] Sub emails1()

    Dim IE As InternetExplorer
    Dim RegEx As Variant, RegMatch As Variant
    Dim MyStr As String

    Set IE = New IE
    Set RegEx = New RegExp

    IE.Navigate ""
    Do Until IE.ReadyState = READYSTATE_COMPLETE

    'String to parse google search for a VBAX reference
    With RegEx
    .Pattern = "wp-content/themes/ayntt/images/more-detail-button.png"
    .MultiLine = True
    End With

    'return text from google page
    MyStr = IE.Document.body.innertext
    Set RegMatch = RegEx.Execute(MyStr)

    'If a match to our RegExp searchstring is found then launch this page
    If RegMatch.Count > 0 Then
    IE.Navigate RegMatch(0)
    Do Until IE.ReadyState = READYSTATE_COMPLETE
    MsgBox "Loaded VBAX link"
    'show internet explorer
    IE.Visible = True
    MsgBox "No VBAX link found"
    End If

    Set RegEx = Nothing
    Set IE = Nothing
    End Sub

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    Dec 2010
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    Thanks for this - i didnt realise that cross posting was such an issue but after reading the article I can completely see how frustrating it must be for someone to work on a soultion to a problem to find that it has already been answered in another post. I worked out a solution to my original problem about half an hour ago
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  4. #4
    Good morning.
    Could you update the code of this macro?
    Thank you

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