Solved

OpenURL method

Posted on 2003-11-19
5
381 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
Hi I found a way to retrieve binary file from URL with this method in vb but I can't find the way to use it in access.
Someone can help me, give me an example?


http://support.microsoft.com:80/support/kb/articles/Q163/6/53.ASP&NoWebContent=1
0
Comment
Question by:meciab
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:svenkarlsen
ID: 9777361
Hi mecia,

first of all: you are aware that this is just usning a form in Access to do what you can much better do with Internet Explorer ? I.e.: this is not a 'function' it is an ActiveX object that you put on a form, and then click a button for operation.

If I am right in assuming that you want to do FTP from code, I suggest you have a look here instead:

 > http://www.vbip.com/winsock/index.asp

This is a really good source and explains everything, including some of the stuff that Microsoft doesn't document!

Kind regards,
Sven
0
 

Author Comment

by:meciab
ID: 9777478
No I just want to use this function in access, but i cannot find the way to reference OpenUrl method.

Function test()
Dim b() As Byte
Dim strURL As String
Dim SavPath As String

strURL = "http://experts-exchange.com/images/logo.gif"
SavPath = "c:\"

    b() = Inet1.OpenURL(strURL, icByteArray)
    'Write the image to a local file:
    Open SavPath & "test.jpg" For Binary Access _
    Write As #1
    Put #1, , b()
    Close #1

end function
0
 

Author Comment

by:meciab
ID: 9777541
Yopssssss.....
I found the answer to my question the reference to add is MSinet.ocx (Microsoft Internet Tranfer Control)
Thanks for your help
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Computer101 earned 0 total points
ID: 9802978
PAQed, with points refunded (500)

Computer101
E-E Admin
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article is a continuation or rather an extension from Cascading Combos (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_5949.html) and builds on examples developed in detail there. It should be understandable alone, but I recommend reading the previous artic…
It took me quite some time to sort out all the different properties of combo and list boxes available from Visual Basic at run-time. Not that the documentation is lacking: the help pages are quite thorough and well written. The problem was rather wh…
In Microsoft Access, when working with VBA, learn some techniques for writing readable and easily maintained code.
Access reports are powerful and flexible. Learn how to create a query and then a grouped report using the wizard. Modify the report design after the wizard is done to make it look better. There will be another video to explain how to put the final p…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now