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Simple macro in Word for finding and copying some text.

Simple macro in Word for finding and copying some text.

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I need to write a macro in Word to find and copy some text.  The text that I need to find is a URL in the source code from my company's website.  The problem is that the URL changes everyday because it includes a time range.  I found that in the source code, just two lines below the URL that I need, is the title of the webpage in a format that should never change.  Here is an example of the code that I will be working with.

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<TD><IMG border=0 alt="Daily Report" src="images/daily_report.png" width=16 height=16>&nbsp;<A href="GenericTxDReport.aspx?PageMode=Daily&amp;ScenarioId=55&amp;UtcTimeRange=1332133200000-1332219600000"><SMALL>Daily Report</SMALL></A>&nbsp;&nbsp;</TD>

<TD><IMG border=0 alt=Archive src="images/archive.png" width=16 height=16>&nbsp;<A href="Archive.aspx?RigName=Top+Secret&amp;ScenarioIds = 55,53,41,37"><SMALL>Archive</SMALL></A></TD></TR>


This is what I need to extract from the above code.

CODE

GenericTxDReport.aspx?PageMode=Daily&amp;ScenarioId=55&amp;UtcTimeRange=1332133200000-1332219600000

Is there anyway to extract just that portion of the code flawlessly?  I would like to stick it into an excel cell, because I have an automation program that really works wonders with excel.

One catch is that the URL changes from day to day (like I said up top), and I need to identify the URL by using the rig name.  To kill two birds with one stone, I would like to search for this code:

CODE

RigName=Top+Secret&amp;ScenarioId
and then, move the cursorup a coule of lines or something, and copy the URL.

I know this would be a peice of cake to someone out there, but I have struggled with it all day with no avail.  Thanks in advance.

 

RE: Simple macro in Word for finding and copying some text.

(OP)
I'm not sure how to delete this post, but I started a new one in the correct forum. This one is obsolete now.

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