How do I scrape the viewstate or other hidden variable?

Scraping the viewstate is tricky in two ways, it's hidden and it's long. Here's some instructions how how to do it.

The following steps assumes you've turned the wizards off in Tools menu->Options. It also assumes you have Web Scraper 5.5.1 and that you've executed the script in this article.

An example of a datapage that was created using the guidelines below can be found here: