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Retrieving URL from parent browser

Posted on 1999-01-06
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I want to have an activex control im working on be able to retrieve the current url from the browser it resides in.
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Question by:Montano_Vista
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by:T38Jet
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use    Document.Location.Href
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by:Montano_Vista
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Your answer looks like a line of code, but I’m not sure how to use it.  Is it intended to be put in a vbscript that references an activex document?  If so, do I need to remake my project as an activex document instead of an activex control?  If this is the case; would I use PropBag to access it? I’m sorry if I appear stupid, but activex is new to me...

please give me just a little more info..

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chabaud earned 120 total points
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Here is an example of a control with one label.
When you click the control in IE, the current url is diplayed by the label.

Private Sub UserControl_Click()
    on error resume next
    Label1.Caption = Parent.Script.document.Location.Href
    on error goto 0
End Sub

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by:Montano_Vista
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Thank you, I haven't tried it but it looks like what I need.
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