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Blocking printing a web browser control

Posted on 2003-02-26
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Last Modified: 2010-05-01
I have a web browser control on a VB.NET form which will be used for displaying Word documents. I want to prevent the user from printing using the Ctrl-P shortcut. Presumably I need some sort of alternate event handler for this, but it's got me stumped. Any thoughts?
Question by:hallpeter

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Da_Weasel earned 75 total points
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There is no KeyPress/KeyDown/KeyUp events for it, so you can't even capture the keyboard events.
You would have to subclass the WebBrowser control and peak at the WM_CHAR events, and ignore the appropriate key sequences.

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merphie earned 75 total points
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You could use a API hook on the windows messages for that window.    Then you could intercept all Keyboard Commands.

The Webbrowser doesn't expose many functions to the programmers.    

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