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Q: Find the Frame URL and Fame ID ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Find the Frame URL and Fame ID
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: rtabell-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 29 Aug 2005 13:28 PDT
Expires: 28 Sep 2005 13:28 PDT
Question ID: 561883
I need the Frame URL and Frame ID for the frame that contains live
pries at this URL
Subject: Re: Find the Frame URL and Fame ID
Answered By: justaskscott-ga on 29 Aug 2005 13:56 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello rtabell,

The source code (View > Source in Internet Explorer) provides this information:

iframe id="ifrLivePrices"

That last line means the URL is
.  However, if you enter that URL in the address bar of your browser,
you won't see anything.  Rather, the URL you'd want to enter to see
the same content as the frame on the original page is:

I believe that this information answers your question.  If you need
any clarification, please let me know.

- justaskscott

Request for Answer Clarification by rtabell-ga on 30 Aug 2005 07:00 PDT
I am just wondering if there are any other possible solutions.

I am only interested in the Frame that contains updating prices, not
the drop-down menues. Are the drop-down menues in the same frame?

Also, I was able to get the prices with i put
 into my browser window.

Clarification of Answer by justaskscott-ga on 30 Aug 2005 10:05 PDT
That's odd -- when I answered the question,
wasn't working.  I don't know whether the problem was the URL or my

In Internet Explorer, if you right-click anywhere in the frame
updating prices, and select "Properties," you'll see the URL
.  Entering that URL in the address bar results in just the frame
updating prices, without the drop-down menus.

Request for Answer Clarification by rtabell-ga on 30 Aug 2005 10:16 PDT
and what is the frameid for

Clarification of Answer by justaskscott-ga on 30 Aug 2005 10:35 PDT
There is no frame ID for this URL.  The URL does not appear in the
source code of either
(or, for that matter,
 These pages apparently call for that URL to load in the browser, as
part of the loading process.  It loads within a identified frame from
the source code of the pages with the drop-down menus, but is not
itself in the source code, and thus lacks an ID.
rtabell-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Quick follow up. Thanks a lot.

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