5 Replies Latest reply on Feb 9, 2012 2:34 PM by pdoak_1

    Extracting text from a website

    pdoak_1

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      Extracting text from a website

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      I am trying to extract a section of text from a website and have used Scriptmaster GetURLasText to put the html of the site into a variable within Filemaker Pro.  The URL of the website is: http://uk.ishares.com/en/pc/products/EXSA

      I have then used the position function to find the position of 

      nav_per_share_change_pct 
      in the HTML using position($htmltext;"nav_per_share_change_pct";1;1).  
       
      However, this command returns 0 even though I know that the text is contained within the html.  
      I am actually want the number that appears after this text and once I know the location of the text then I should be able to retrieve the number using the middle function.
      What am I doing wrong and is there an easier way to get the number frome the website?