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From Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <and...@pitonyak.org>
Subject Re: Link to oooforum
Date Fri, 05 Sep 2014 02:13:39 GMT

Wooohooo, we received a positive response from Ed!


On 09/03/2014 05:56 PM, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote:
> Oh, yes, sorry, I could test on the official forum, but, the forum 
> itself is laid out very differently so I don't think that it would 
> work very well. The big issue that I see at the moment is that if I 
> follow my multi-step method to create a "kill the spam" scripts, it 
> takes a very long time to run. I changed the timeout to 10 minutes. 
> This is so slow that it just feels silly to even bother trying to 
> remove the spam.
>
> For certain testing would go much faster on the official forum since 
> it works well and is performs quickly
>
> On 09/03/2014 05:43 PM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
>> Sorry the way I understood you couldnt work confortable at oooforum
>> because of its unresponsiveness. So I suggest using the official
>> forums to test the iMacros until they are up there to perform all the
>> tasks.
>>
>> But I most have missed something.
>> Regards.
>>
>> On 9/3/14, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <andrew@pitonyak.org> wrote:
>>> The next version of the forum software used by oooforum supports
>>> deleting all posts by the user. Also, there is an add-on for the 
>>> version
>>> 2 (I think) that also supports this.
>>>
>>> The official forum runs great, no need to test there. It is 
>>> sufficiently
>>> moderated that there are no particular issues.
>>>
>>> On 09/03/2014 05:28 PM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
>>>> For the record, you could do this also on our forums at
>>>> https://forum.openoffice.org/en/
>>>>
>>>> This will give you a fast server to work on until oooforum is back in
>>>> shape. Trying to delete your own post could do the trick enough to
>>>> test it.
>>>>
>>>> On 9/3/14, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org> wrote:
>>>>> I agree, sorry to see the sad state of the forum. Maybe all this
>>>>> should be let known to the owner so he can take measurses. I dont
>>>>> think anyone want to see oooforum go.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 9/3/14, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <andrew@pitonyak.org> wrote:
>>>>>> Yeah, even when I build an iMacro to remove a single post based on
a
>>>>>> hard coded URL, oooforum is so slow, that it fails to respond in
60
>>>>>> seconds after saying "yes, remove that like I asked" and then the

>>>>>> macro
>>>>>> itself stops running. I set the timeout to 10 minutes, will see 
>>>>>> if that
>>>>>> is sufficient. That said, when the forum is so slow, hardly seems

>>>>>> worth
>>>>>> the effort.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 09/03/2014 08:41 AM, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote:
>>>>>>> Side note: It occurred to me that some of my "failures" may be
>>>>>>> attributed to the site simply not responding since it stopped
>>>>>>> responding last night.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 09/03/2014 01:17 AM, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote:
>>>>>>>> Well, I find the entire thing rather confusing. For example,
I can
>>>>>>>> extract the table of text as follows:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> TAB T=1
>>>>>>>> URL GOTO=http://www.oooforum.org/forum/search.phtml
>>>>>>>> TAG POS=1 TYPE=INPUT:TEXT FORM=ACTION:search.phtml?mode=results
>>>>>>>> ATTR=NAME:search_author CONTENT=RobinColvin
>>>>>>>> TAG POS=1 TYPE=INPUT:SUBMIT FORM=ACTION:search.phtml?mode=results
>>>>>>>> ATTR=*
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> 'Extract the table text.
>>>>>>>> TAG POS=7 TYPE=TABLE ATTR=TXT:* EXTRACT=TXT
>>>>>>>> SAVEAS TYPE=EXTRACT FOLDER=* 
>>>>>>>> FILE=mytable_{{!NOW:yymmdd_hhnnss}}.csv
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> If I want to extract all of the URLs in the table, well,
I can't
>>>>>>>> figure out how to do that. I am able to enumerate the first
two 
>>>>>>>> links
>>>>>>>> as follows:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> TAB T=1
>>>>>>>> URL GOTO=http://www.oooforum.org/forum/search.phtml
>>>>>>>> TAG POS=1 TYPE=INPUT:TEXT FORM=ACTION:search.phtml?mode=results
>>>>>>>> ATTR=NAME:search_author CONTENT=RobinColvin
>>>>>>>> TAG POS=1 TYPE=INPUT:SUBMIT FORM=ACTION:search.phtml?mode=results
>>>>>>>> ATTR=*
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> TAG POS=1 TYPE=A ATTR=HREF:*&&CLASS:topictitle EXTRACT=HREF
>>>>>>>> TAG POS=2 TYPE=A ATTR=HREF:*&&CLASS:topictitle EXTRACT=HREF
>>>>>>>> SAVEAS TYPE=EXTRACT FOLDER=* 
>>>>>>>> FILE=mytable_{{!NOW:yymmdd_hhnnss}}.csv
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I had trouble simply extracting all of them, so, I tried
to use 
>>>>>>>> java
>>>>>>>> script to call iMacro, but that never returned from the first

>>>>>>>> iimPlay
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> var spammer="RobinColvin"
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> window.alert("Read for '" + spammer + "'");
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> var search_macro;
>>>>>>>> search_macro ="CODE:";
>>>>>>>> search_macro +="URL
>>>>>>>> GOTO=http://www.oooforum.org/forum/search.phtml"+"\n";
>>>>>>>> search_macro +="TAG POS=1 TYPE=INPUT:TEXT
>>>>>>>> FORM=ACTION:search.phtml?mode=results ATTR=NAME:search_author
>>>>>>>> CONTENT="+spammer+"\n";
>>>>>>>> search_macro +="TAG POS=1 TYPE=INPUT:SUBMIT
>>>>>>>> FORM=ACTION:search.phtml?mode=results ATTR=*"+"\n";
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> var links = [];
>>>>>>>> var iLink = 1;
>>>>>>>> var iMaxLink = 100
>>>>>>>> var link = "";
>>>>>>>> var extract_link_macro;
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> window.alert(search_macro);
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> // Perform the search!
>>>>>>>> iimPlay(search_macro)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> window.alert("Finished with search!");
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> do {
>>>>>>>>     extract_link_macro ="CODE:";
>>>>>>>>     extract_link_macro +="TAG POS="+iLink+"1 TYPE=A
>>>>>>>> ATTR=HREF:*&&CLASS:topictitle EXTRACT=HREF"+"\n";
>>>>>>>>     iimPlay(extract_link_macro);
>>>>>>>>     link=iimGetLastExtract();
>>>>>>>>     if(link!="#EANF#") {
>>>>>>>>       links.push(link);
>>>>>>>>       iLink = iLink + 1;
>>>>>>>>     }
>>>>>>>> } while (link != "#EANF#" && iLink <= iMaxLink)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> window.alert("found " + iLink + " links");
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> If I assume that I have already searched, then I can extract

>>>>>>>> all of
>>>>>>>> the links by using "loop execute" and then using a macro

>>>>>>>> similar to:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> TAG POS={{!LOOP}} TYPE=A ATTR=HREF:*&&CLASS:topictitle

>>>>>>>> EXTRACT=HREF
>>>>>>>> SAVEAS TYPE=EXTRACT FOLDER=* 
>>>>>>>> FILE=mytable_{{!NOW:yymmdd_hhnnss}}.csv
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> If I loop 50 times, it exports everything from that one page
into
>>>>>>>> three files. It seems that it does not easily support doing
the
>>>>>>>> entire thing in one shot; at least while using a loop!
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> At least by listing the extract command 50 times I end up
with 
>>>>>>>> only
>>>>>>>> one file.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> this is not a simple thing and it still does not get me to
my end
>>>>>>>> game.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 09/02/2014 10:23 AM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
>>>>>>>>> On 9/2/14, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <andrew@pitonyak.org>
wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> There is very little difference between what an admin
and a user
>>>>>>>>>> sees in
>>>>>>>>>> this context.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> To find the posts, I use the regular search. The
returned 
>>>>>>>>>> list is
>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>> same for an admin as well as a regular user. While
displaying a
>>>>>>>>>> thread,
>>>>>>>>>> there is an admin link that allows me to remove the
thread and
>>>>>>>>>> there is
>>>>>>>>>> a link to remove each post in the thread. There is
also a 
>>>>>>>>>> link on
>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>> bottom of each thread to navigate to a special admin
page that
>>>>>>>>>> provides
>>>>>>>>>> some extra functions such as delete a user (but deleting
the 
>>>>>>>>>> user
>>>>>>>>>> does
>>>>>>>>>> not remove their posts).
>>>>>>>>> I did an excercise and try deleting my own posts from
oooforum. I
>>>>>>>>> see
>>>>>>>>> what you mean (and what I was missing). There is no checkbox

>>>>>>>>> to mark
>>>>>>>>> all the posts like it would be on -- let say  -- the
PM page 
>>>>>>>>> where a
>>>>>>>>> checkbox is able to mass delete all links.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I understand now your point on looping through non secuential

>>>>>>>>> links.
>>>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>>>> went on the iMacros forum and found some tips responding
to a
>>>>>>>>> positioning loop.
>>>>>>>>> http://forum.imacros.net/viewtopic.php?f=8&p=37399
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Hope this helps.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On 09/01/2014 11:00 PM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> Unfortunately I dont admin any forum to see what
you are 
>>>>>>>>>>> seen, so
>>>>>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>>>>>> only have access to the forum search engine but
I know that the
>>>>>>>>>>> Admin
>>>>>>>>>>> (the one able to delete the forum) is a different
view.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>> -- 
>>>>>> Andrew Pitonyak
>>>>>> My Macro Document: http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt
>>>>>> Info:  http://www.pitonyak.org/oo.php
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>> -- 
>>>>> Alexandro Colorado
>>>>> Apache OpenOffice Contributor
>>>>> 882C 4389 3C27 E8DF 41B9  5C4C 1DB7 9D1C 7F4C 2614
>>>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Andrew Pitonyak
>>> My Macro Document: http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt
>>> Info:  http://www.pitonyak.org/oo.php
>>>
>>>
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>>
>

-- 
Andrew Pitonyak
My Macro Document: http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt
Info:  http://www.pitonyak.org/oo.php


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