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Calling a default browser in Delphi

Posted on 1999-01-03
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I need to call the default internet browser (for win 95/98/NT) from a delphi program...

I'm sure that there must be some windows API...I just don't know it...so if anyone wants some easy points...

Just need the line that calls the default browser (started at a specific website...say www.apage.com)

Thanks in advance
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viktornet earned 120 total points
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Here is how it's done...

ShellExecute(0, 'open', 'http://www.yahoo.com', nil, nil, SW_SHOWNORMAL);

That's the trick :)

-Viktor
--Ivanov
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Oh, don't forget to include ShellAPI to your uses clause like so...

uses Windows, SysUtils, ..........., ShellAPI;
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Perfect...thanks
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No problem :)
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