Performing a postback using Ruby

I am trying to automate a page that is written in .Net and uses
webparts. I am unable to work out how to get Ruby/Watir to ‘click’ on
the webpart control menu (edit/close/delete) so am assuming i can get
round this by mimicking the actual postback that the menu would send if
i could use it. But how would i do this? Essentially it looks like i
need the basic syntax for how to send a change of ‘__EVENTARGUEMENT’ to
the server.

I’d rather keep it all within Ruby if possible. It’s not the IE window
i’m trying to manipulate, it’s a webpart within the web page i’m

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Datum: Tue, 6 May 2008 23:10:59 +0900
Von: Will J. [email protected]
An: [email protected]
Betreff: Performing a postback using Ruby

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Hi –

you can use AutoIt

for Windows Automation …
Not Ruby, but nice … and you can can script it from Ruby.

Best regards,


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