OpenURL method

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
meciabAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

svenkarlsenCommented:
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
meciabAuthor Commented:
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
meciabAuthor Commented:
Yopssssss.....
I found the answer to my question the reference to add is MSinet.ocx (Microsoft Internet Tranfer Control)
Thanks for your help
0
Computer101Commented:
PAQed, with points refunded (500)

Computer101
E-E Admin
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Access

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.