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EXECWB not working on UNDO/REDO!

Posted on 2003-11-24
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Hi experts,

I have used the following syntax(s) to undo/redo a document which is in a VB web browser. But it is not working. But the same command works on save/save as.
WebBrowser1.ExecWB OLECMDID_UNDO, OLECMDEXECOPT_DONTPROMPTUSER
WebBrowser1.ExecWB OLECMDID_REDO, OLECMDEXECOPT_DONTPROMPTUSER

Any idea???
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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What for are you using undo/redo?, what are you trying to undo/redo?
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by:amiteshsinha
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For example I am opening a word document in VB web browser and while editing its contents I may want to make an undo or redo..of whatever I have edited. Hope I am clear.
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I think you cannot do that way but maybe i am wrong.
Try the following

add a reference to microsoft Word object library to your project
in Documentcomplete event for webbrowser control:
dim wdoc as word.document

if (pdisp is webbrowser1.object then)
     set wdoc =webbrowser1.document
end if

from there, you could use standard Word procedures to do the job.
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by:amiteshsinha
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No..that didn't work. But if I do ctrl+z and ctrl+y it is working. But not on a button click.
Anyother solution???
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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"No..that didn't work"
Could you explain a little bit?
By the way, hotkeys works but that doesn't do the same as execwb commands.
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by:amiteshsinha
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dim wdoc as word.document

if (pdisp is webbrowser1.object then)
     set wdoc =webbrowser1.document
end if

The above said thing didn't work. It is not setting up the document from webbrowser.
But then I found out in microsoft.com that undo and redo command of execwb is " Not currently supported" by webbrowser control.
I have found a solution like capturing the ctrl z and ctrl y keys on button clicks.

Thanks for your responses.
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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i don't understand why you said it didn't work. I used it with no problems.
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by:amiteshsinha
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It throws the following error

run-time error '13':
type mismatch

in the line

set wdoc =webbrowser1.document
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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Sorry, i didn't get that error.
Where you put the code that i gave you?
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by:amiteshsinha
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in Documentcomplete event
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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Please, replace the path at navigate method from the example at form_load to a valid one.
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by:amiteshsinha
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thanks a lot Richie, this works. But then this is not the answer for my initial question and also I have found a solution for it, hence closing this.
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Maybe not the answer that you want but my comment at 11/24/2003 09:13AM PST is correct.
Cheers
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