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Please give me a detail answer how to open a URL by the default browser
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ShellExecute( NULL, _T("open"), "www.frameworx-dcl.com", NULL, NULL, SW_SHOWNA );

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ShellExecute( NULL, "open", "mailto:support@frameworx-dcl.com", NULL, NULL, SW_SHOW);
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by:TriTran
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Can you provide some more help ? I still need to know if the operation is success or not ! Like if the computer doesnt have a web brower ! Is there any feed back with ShellExecute or have to use CreateProcess ?
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You can use ShellExecuteEx.

MSDN:
"...To obtain information about the application that is launched as a result of calling ShellExecute, use ShellExecuteEx."

You will need to fill a SHELLEXECUTEINFO structure.

The documantation is very complete, it explains both functions in detail. focus on the return values.


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