Watir cheat sheet

Setup

require 'watir'
include Watir

Get an Instance of IE

$ie = Watir::IE.new
#Navigate somewhere else...
$ie.goto("http://google.com")

Get A Control (or item)

#Text Box or Text Area:  
$t = $ie.text_field(:name, "{{Name}}")
#Button: 
$b = $ie.button(:name, "{{Name}}")
#Button, with value of 'Click Here' 
$b = $ie.button(:value, "Click Here") 
#Drop Down List:
$d = $ie.select_list(:name, "{{Name}}")
#Check Box:
$c = $ie.checkbox(:name, "{{name}}")
#Radio Button:
$r = $ie.radio(:name, "{{name}}")
#Form -- by name
$f = $ie.form(:name, "{{name}}")
#Form -- by action
$f = $ie.form(:action, "submit")
#Link (selected by href attribute)
$l = $ie.link(:url, "http://google.com")

Manipulate Said Control

#Click a button or link
$b.click
$l.click
#Change a text box
$t.set("Text to set")
#Set radio button or checkbox
$c.set
$r.set
#Clear pretty much any control
$t.clear
$c.clear
$r.clear
#Drop Down list: Select the item 'Hey!'
$d.select("Hey!")
#Drop Down list: Unselect
$d.clearSelection
#submit a form
$f.submit

Further Reading