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Hi,

I'm new to this area...
I've got this VB code to work perfectly, but when saved to an exe, the file gives this error:

"Run-time error '-2147221248 (80040100)'
Automation error
Trying to revoke a drop target that has not been registered"

On the MSDN site, it says this is by design.  Is there any work around?  (I already tried using:
 While WebBrowser1.QueryStatusWB(OLECMDID_PRINT) <> OLECMDF_SUPPORTED And OLECMDF_ENABLED
-Wend loop before going to print and it just hung VB up)

Here is my code so far:

Private Sub Form_Load()
    WebBrowser1.Navigate ("http://www.mysql.com")
End Sub

Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
    WebBrowser1.ExecWB OLECMDID_PRINT, OLECMDEXECOPT_DONTPROMPTUSER
    WebBrowser1.Stop
    Unload Me
End Sub


Thanks!
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Question by:LTY83
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Try this, add two timers and 1 webbrowser to your form


Option Explicit

Private Sub Form_Load()
Timer1.Interval = 1
Timer1.Enabled = True
End Sub

Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
Timer1.Enabled = False
WebBrowser1.Navigate "http://www.mysql.com"
End Sub

Private Sub Timer2_Timer()
Timer2.Enabled = False
Unload Me
End Sub

Private Sub WebBrowser1_DocumentComplete(ByVal pDisp As Object, URL As Variant)
Debug.Print pDisp
If (pDisp = WebBrowser1) Then
WebBrowser1.ExecWB 6, 2, 0, 0
Timer2.Interval = 3000
Timer2.Enabled = True
End If
End Sub
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by:LTY83
ID: 12262247
Worked just like I had wanted! Thanks!
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