Solved

Waiting for a page to load before continuing

Posted on 2006-07-08
7
205 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-23
I've got an internet explorer opened in one of my forms.  What is the correct way to code, so that it waits until the entire page is completely loaded before continuing on??

0
Comment
Question by:Marc333
  • 5
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
jjardine earned 500 total points
ID: 17065998
Hey Marc333    please take a look at this post I did a while back regarding ie and waiting for page complete.  
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Dot_Net/VB_DOT_NET/Q_21777756.html     

The article address a person wanting to print the page but has to wait for it to load first.  You should be able to do the same thing here.   This uses the Internet Explorer Object.  I am not sure if that is the same as the new webbrowser object in 2005.   What version are you running?
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Marc333
ID: 17066059
jjardine,
I'm using an older version, 2002.  I see where it is mentioned to use an addhandler.  I'm still new to .Net, but I'm guessing it looks something like:
AddHandler Explorer.DownloadBegin, AddressOf nameofevent

Is this how you handled it?  What did you use for the Addressof?
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Marc333
ID: 17066069
sorry, I meant documentcomplete instead of downloadbegin
0
Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:jjardine
ID: 17066269
yes it would be just like you said.   Create a method to call and use AddHandler just like you stated..  That should work.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Marc333
ID: 17066595
jjardine,
I've got one problems though.  It looks like I've got it working fairly well, except once it loads the document, it looks like the handler is firing twice.  Could you take a look and tell me if I'm missing something?

Private Sub Searchbtn_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Searchbtn.Click
        Explorer.Navigate("http://realcomponline.com/asp/search.asp?")
        AddHandler Explorer.DocumentComplete, AddressOf searchload
       
    End Sub

    Public Sub searchload(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As AxSHDocVw.DWebBrowserEvents2_DocumentCompleteEvent)
        If conn.State <> ConnectionState.Open Then conn.Open()

        Dim dr As DataRow
        Dim str As String = "Select * From MISC where ((ID) = 1);"
        Dim Miscda As New OleDbDataAdapter(str, conn)
        Dim miscds As New DataSet()
        Miscda.Fill(miscds, "Misc")


        Dim vlu As Integer

        SK("+{TAB}", 1)
        SK("{TAB}", 1)
        SendKeys.Send(" ")
        SendKeys.Send("{TAB}")
        SendKeys.Send("05071")

        SendKeys.Send("25")
        SendKeys.Send("{TAB}")
        SendKeys.Send("150")
        SendKeys.Send("{TAB}")

        'SendKeys.Send("~")

    End Sub
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Marc333
ID: 17066611
jjardine,
I opened your example in notepad and saw how you were doing the event handler.  Only problem is that I can't use this type of method because I have several events on this form that navigate through several different pages.  And I think this would affect every one of the other events as well (correct me if I missed something)..  Though the addhandler is avoiding this issue.  
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Marc333
ID: 17066630
jjardine,
I solved the issue and was able to use your solution by using a variable that I can set for each event.  Thanks for your help.  
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction When many people think of the WebBrowser (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/2te2y1x6%28v=VS.85%29.aspx) control, they immediately think of a control which allows the viewing and navigation of web pages. While this is true, it's a…
Parsing a CSV file is a task that we are confronted with regularly, and although there are a vast number of means to do this, as a newbie, the field can be confusing and the tools can seem complex. A simple solution to parsing a customized CSV fi…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…

776 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