Solved

Calling a default browser in Delphi

Posted on 1999-01-03
4
282 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
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
0
Comment
Question by:rafy
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
viktornet earned 120 total points
ID: 1354338
Here is how it's done...

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

That's the trick :)

-Viktor
--Ivanov
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:viktornet
ID: 1354339
Oh, don't forget to include ShellAPI to your uses clause like so...

uses Windows, SysUtils, ..........., ShellAPI;
0
 

Author Comment

by:rafy
ID: 1354340
Perfect...thanks
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:viktornet
ID: 1354341
No problem :)
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Filemaker 14 vs Delphi Embarcadero 7 186
Delphi XE10, DigitalPersona Fingerprint reader and MySQL 6 217
proper way to parse url in delphi 2 163
Convert Jpg /PNG To GIF 5 120
This article explains how to create forms/units independent of other forms/units object names in a delphi project. Have you ever created a form for user input in a Delphi project and then had the need to have that same form in a other Delphi proj…
Objective: - This article will help user in how to convert their numeric value become words. How to use 1. You can copy this code in your Unit as function 2. than you can perform your function by type this code The Code   (CODE) The Im…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to censor certain areas of your screen. The example in this video will show a little boy's face being blurred. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
Video by: Mark
This lesson goes over how to construct ordered and unordered lists and how to create hyperlinks.

910 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now