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Clickable url component for D2

Posted on 1997-09-06
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Does anyone know of a Freeware Url Launching Component which works
with both IE and Netscape??

Along the same lines as UrlLabel, unfortunately, it doesn't like
Netscape
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If you need to click something and launch the user web default browser, you can do it by yourself:
(Sorry if i didn't understand your question)
>>>>>>>>>>> 

            unit Unit1;

            interface

            uses
              Windows, Messages, SysUtils, Classes, Graphics,
            Controls, Forms, Dialogs,
            StdCtrls,
            ShellAPI;

            type
              TForm1 = class(TForm)
                btnGO: TButton;
                edtURL: TEdit;
            procedure btnGOClick(Sender: TObject);
            procedure ExecuteFile(Command, Params,
            WorkDir:string);
              private
                { Private declarations }
              public
                { Public declarations }
              end;

            var
              Form1: TForm1;

            implementation

            {$R *.DFM}

            procedure TForm1.ExecuteFile(Command, Params,
            WorkDir:string);
            var aux : integer;
            begin
            { convert Pascal string to Null-termintated strings }
            Command := Command + #0;
            Params := Params + #0;
            WorkDir := WorkDir + #0;
            { run/open application/file }
            aux := ShellExecute(Self.Handle,'Open',@Command[1],

            @Params[1], @WorkDir[1], SW_SHOWNORMAL);
            if aux < 32 Then
            MessageDlg('Could not execute ' +
            Command,mtError,[mbOK],0);
            end;

            procedure TForm1.btnGOClick(Sender: TObject);
            begin
            If edtURL.Text <> '' Then
            ExecuteFile('http://' + edtURL.Text,'','');
            end;

            end.
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