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Progress Bar for URLDownloadtoFile Lib "urlmon" Alias "URLDownloadToFileA"

Posted on 2004-10-22
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Last Modified: 2007-12-19
Hi all,

Im having trouble creating a download progress bar for the URLDownloadToFile function which uses the urlmon library.

For example.. in the following code, i wish to display a simple progress bar when I'm downloading a file using the URLDownloadToFile function:

Declare Function URLDownloadToFile Lib "urlmon" Alias "URLDownloadToFileA" (ByVal pCaller As Long, ByVal szURL As String, ByVal szFileName As String, ByVal dwReserved As Long, ByVal lpfnCB As Long) As Long

Private Sub Command1_Click()

Call URLDownloadToFile(0, "http://mysite.com/myfile.exe", App.Path & "myfile.exe", 0, 0)

' Show progress meter here... but I dont know how.. please HELP!

End Sub

Can anyone please help? it will be great if the progressbar is showed on the separate form, and then when download completes, the form would close/hide.

Thank you so much.
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Well there is still no obvious solution, but eeshahidt is the closest.. so i'll reward you with more points...

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Thank You. But I still don't mind answering any question you may have. But please be more specific.

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