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How do you include hyperlinks on forms in VB6?Please help
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TimCottee earned 80 total points
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Just put a label on the form with the appropriate colour and in the form include this code:

Private Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal lpOperation As String, ByVal lpFile As String, ByVal lpParameters As String, ByVal lpDirectory As String, ByVal nShowCmd As Long) As Long
Const SW_SHOWNORMAL = 1

Private Sub Label1_Click()
    ShellExecute Me.hwnd, vbNullString, "http://www.experts-exchange.com", vbNullString, "C:\", SW_SHOWNORMAL
End Sub
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by:Joe_Griffith
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For what it is worth VB.NET includes a Link control for just this purpose.
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by:COAtheGREAT
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set reference to Microsoft internet controls
 
Dim ie As InternetExplorer
 
  Set ie = New InternetExplorer
  ie.Navigate "http://www.experts-exchange.com"
  ie.Visible = True
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by:COAtheGREAT
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Same as tim just diferent code

set reference to Microsoft internet controls

Private Sub Label1_Click()

  Dim ie As InternetExplorer
 
  Set ie = New InternetExplorer
  ie.Navigate "http://www.experts-exchange.com"
  ie.Visible = True

End Sub
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by:COAtheGREAT
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Same as tim just diferent code

set reference to Microsoft internet controls

Private Sub Label1_Click()

  Dim ie As InternetExplorer
 
  Set ie = New InternetExplorer
  ie.Navigate "http://www.experts-exchange.com"
  ie.Visible = True

End Sub
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by:Nitin Sontakke
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I have put my comment on the duplicate question of this.
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by:DanRollins
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Hi coolg,
It appears that you have forgotten this question. I will ask Community Support to close it unless you finalize it within 7 days. I will ask a Community Support Moderator to:

    Accept TimCottee's comment(s) as an answer.

coolg, if you think your question was not answered at all or if you need help, just post a new comment here; Community Support will help you.  DO NOT accept this comment as an answer.

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by:kodiakbear
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Moving to the Paq

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