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Old 05-16-2013, 09:30 PM   #1
rayh began at the beginning.
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Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Australia
Device: Kindle latest Generation
The Australian Subscription recipe failing

Hi All,

The recipe for The Australian newspaper is now failing, has been working fine.
It appears that the loginsection has changed. I have included the failure report

calibre, version 0.9.28 (win32, isfrozen: True)
Conversion Error: Failed: Fetch news from The Australian

Fetch news from The Australian
Resolved conversion options
calibre version: 0.9.28
{'asciiize': False,
'author_sort': None,
'authors': None,
'base_font_size': 0,
'book_producer': None,
'change_justification': 'original',
'chapter': None,
'chapter_mark': 'pagebreak',
'comments': None,
'cover': None,
'debug_pipeline': None,
'dehyphenate': True,
'delete_blank_paragraphs': True,
'disable_font_rescaling': False,
'dont_compress': False,
'dont_download_recipe': False,
'duplicate_links_in_toc': False,
'embed_font_family': None,
'enable_heuristics': False,
'extra_css': None,
'extract_to': None,
'filter_css': None,
'fix_indents': True,
'font_size_mapping': None,
'format_scene_breaks': True,
'html_unwrap_factor': 0.4,
'input_encoding': None,
'input_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.InputProfile object at 0x038462B0>,
'insert_blank_line': False,
'insert_blank_line_size': 0.5,
'insert_metadata': False,
'isbn': None,
'italicize_common_cases': True,
'keep_ligatures': False,
'language': None,
'level1_toc': None,
'level2_toc': None,
'level3_toc': None,
'line_height': 0,
'linearize_tables': False,
'lrf': False,
'margin_bottom': 5.0,
'margin_left': 5.0,
'margin_right': 5.0,
'margin_top': 5.0,
'markup_chapter_headings': True,
'max_toc_links': 50,
'minimum_line_height': 120.0,
'mobi_file_type': 'old',
'mobi_ignore_margins': False,
'mobi_keep_original_images': False,
'mobi_toc_at_start': False,
'no_chapters_in_toc': False,
'no_inline_navbars': True,
'no_inline_toc': False,
'output_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.KindleOutput object at 0x038465F0>,
'page_breaks_before': None,
'personal_doc': '[PDOC]',
'prefer_author_sort': False,
'prefer_metadata_cover': False,
'pretty_print': False,
'pubdate': None,
'publisher': None,
'rating': None,
'read_metadata_from_opf': None,
'remove_fake_margins': True,
'remove_first_image': False,
'remove_paragraph_spacing': False,
'remove_paragraph_spacing_indent_size': 1.5,
'renumber_headings': True,
'replace_scene_breaks': '',
'search_replace': None,
'series': None,
'series_index': None,
'share_not_sync': False,
'smarten_punctuation': False,
'sr1_replace': '',
'sr1_search': '',
'sr2_replace': '',
'sr2_search': '',
'sr3_replace': '',
'sr3_search': '',
'start_reading_at': None,
'subset_embedded_fonts': False,
'tags': None,
'test': False,
'timestamp': None,
'title': None,
'title_sort': None,
'toc_filter': None,
'toc_threshold': 6,
'toc_title': None,
'unsmarten_punctuation': False,
'unwrap_lines': True,
'use_auto_toc': False,
'verbose': 2}
InputFormatPlugin: Recipe Input running
Using custom recipe
Python function terminated unexpectedly
no control matching name 'username' (Error Code: 1)
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 132, in main
File "", line 109, in run_entry_point
File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\", line 189, in main
File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\", line 25, in gui_convert
File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\", line 1009, in run
File "site-packages\calibre\customize\", line 239, in __call__
File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\plugins\recipe_", line 113, in convert
File "site-packages\calibre\web\feeds\", line 869, in __init__
File "<string>", line 72, in get_browser
File "site-packages\mechanize-0.2.4-py2.7.egg\mechanize\", line 2780, in __setitem__
File "site-packages\mechanize-0.2.4-py2.7.egg\mechanize\", line 3101, in find_control
File "site-packages\mechanize-0.2.4-py2.7.egg\mechanize\", line 3185, in _find_control
mechanize._form.ControlNotFoundError: no control matching name 'username'

It appears that the control for username no longer exists, it is the same for password. I have inspected the element where you input email adsdress & it now appears to be called #cam_username, I have tried modifying the recipe using this control name but no luck. The url for The Australian is

I know this is where the problem is as if I remove my login & password I get the non subscription version OK
Could someone please help??

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