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Starting IE from VB App

Posted on 2002-04-03
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Is there a way to start IE from within a VB app?

My VB app needs to open IE with a URL specified by the VB app.  

As a bonus, the VB app needs to post an HTML form into the URL.  The target web page would read the HTML form as if it was posted from another web page.

Any help will be appreciated.

Regards,
Dan Allen
President
Vermont Offshore
www.vermontoffshore.com
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by:iboutchkine
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'on a form we have  WebBrowser control ( in Ref Microsoft Internet Controls)


Private Sub cmdShowURL_Click()
    wbrDesiredURL.Navigate txtURL.Text
End Sub


Private Sub wbrDesiredURL_DownloadComplete()
    wbrDesiredURL.Visible = True
End Sub



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by:Danimal
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iboutchkine,

OK, I will try those.

What about posting a form into the desired URL?
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Richie_Simonetti earned 25 total points
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take a look at www.angelfire.com/realm/vb-shared/index.html under "IE DOM....." topic.
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by:Danimal
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Richie, you are my HERO!!!  :-)

Thank you!
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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Thanks to you!!
Glad to help.
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