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How to open Internet Explorer via automation by mgagnon
Posted: 10 Apr 02 (Edited 5 May 03)

Two methods to surf the internet within VFP (the second method is more restrictive)


#1
LOCAL loHyperlink
loHyperlink = CREATEOBJECT("hyperlink")
loHyperlink.navigateto("www.yourdomain.com")

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#2

Public   lcUrl
lcUrl = "www.yourdomain.com"
oform = Createobject("Explorer")
oform.AddObject("iExp","iExp")
oform.iExp.Height = oform.Height-1
oform.iExp.Width = oform.Width-1
oform.iExp.Navigate(lcUrl)
oform.Show()
Define Class Explorer As Form
    Autocenter = .t.
    Height = 600
    Width = 800
    Caption = "Navigate the Internet"
Enddefine
Define Class iExp As OleControl
    OleClass = "Shell.Explorer"
    Procedure Refresh
    Nodefault
Endproc
Visible = .T.
Enddefine

Mike Gagnon

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