Solved

Web Browser control - prevent navigation until complete

Posted on 2006-11-12
1
172 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have a VB6 app that contains an instance of the Web Browser Control which works fine. However, when a user navigates to some URLs, it takes a few seconds for the target web page to be displayed. During that time, the WBC still shows the current web page, and, if the user clicks on a second link on the current webpage, the WBC (apparently) quits trying to navigate to the first-clicked-link's web page, and, instead, navigates to the second-clicked-link's web page.

I am using WBC's Document_Complete() event to trigger business logic in my VB6 application, and when this "quit navigating to the first-clicked-link, and navigate to the second-clicked-link" happens, it causes undesirable results.

Is there a way to do this:
Immediately after the user clicks on a link on the current webpage, disable the ability for the user to click on another link on the current webpage until the browser has completely processed that click (ie, the target web page is completely displayed).

0
Comment
Question by:lee88
1 Comment
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
Kinger247 earned 500 total points
ID: 17925169
Yes, put the webBrowser control on a picturebox, then whilst your waiting for your page to load, disable the picturebox.
When its loaded ok, re-enable it !
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction I needed to skip over some file processing within a For...Next loop in some old production code and wished that VB (classic) had a statement that would drop down to the end of the current iteration, bypassing the statements that were c…
This article describes some techniques which will make your VBA or Visual Basic Classic code easier to understand and maintain, whether by you, your replacement, or another Experts-Exchange expert.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

920 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now