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VB Script to open a new web browser window and display text and images

Posted on 2007-11-15
Last Modified: 2013-12-08
I stripped out a lot of stuff out of the code below to simplify my question a little.
I am using a VBS file to open a web browser window and display some text and an image.
The text works fine, but the image does not appear, only the place holder.
I modified the line to display the image a few times adding quotes around the file name with no luck.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Dim objIE, objDoc
'Open a new browser session
Set objIE = WScript.CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
'Set Browser Parameters
objIE.AddressBar = False
objIE.FullScreen = True
objIE.MenuBar = False
objIE.Resizable = False
objIE.Silent = True
objIE.StatusBar = False
objIE.TheaterMode = False
objIE.ToolBar = False
objIE.Width = 700
objIE.Height = 500
objIE.Visible = 100
objIE.Navigate "about:blank"
objIE.Visible = True
Set objDoc = objIE.Document
'Display Output Text
objDoc.Write "<html><head>"
objDoc.Write "<title>Hello!</title>"
objDoc.Write "</head>"
objDoc.Write "<body>"
objDoc.Write "<p align=center><font color=#FFFFFF>Space"
objDoc.Write "<p align=center><font color=#FFFFFF>Space"
objDoc.Write "<p align=center><font color=#FFFFFF>Space"
objDoc.Write "<p align=center><font color=#FFFFFF>Space"
objDoc.Write "<p align=center><font color=#000000 size=+2>Displaying Image<br></p>"
objDoc.Write "<p></p>"
objDoc.Write "<p align=center><img src=c:\fileprogress.gif width=546 height=27 border=0></img>"
objDoc.Write "</html>"

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Question by:jeffreed
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Expert Comment

ID: 20292215
Hi, this line:
objDoc.Write "<p align=center><img src=c:\fileprogress.gif width=546 height=27 border=0></img>"

should be
objDoc.Write "<p align='center'><img src='c:\fileprogress.gif' width='546' height='27' border='0'></img>"



Author Comment

ID: 20292266
I have tried that and it does not work.  Same results.  I tried this on IE6 and 7 on Win2000 and XP.  Any other suggestions?  
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RobSampson earned 125 total points
ID: 20293083
Hi, your code works for me as is, actually, although you are missing a couple of tags.


directly after the </img> tag.

But that didn't really make a difference to functionality.

Can you confirm the file is in exactly that place, case sensitive named?



Author Comment

ID: 20298892
Adding the below text worked.  Thanks!!!

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