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When the html code below is opened in IE6, the activeX control gets installed, but the dispatch method (launchViewer) is not called. If you open the file a second time, the method is call and all is peachy.

How can I get the method "launchViewer", to fire during the first viewing of the html code, just after the activeX install?





<html>
<script language="javascript">
 
document.write('<OBJECT ID="ImpactX" WIDTH=900 HEIGHT=900 ALIGN=middle HSPACE=0 VSPACE=0 CLASSID="clsid:A716EC5E-7FC9-4B00-8116-7752CC9D9683" CODEBASE="OTCLV.cab" STANDBY="Loading file uploading component..." TYPE="application/x-oleobject">\n');
	document.write('</OBJECT>\n');
	
	var launchInfo = "Happy days here again";;
	ImpactX.LaunchViewer(launchInfo);
</script>
</body>
</html>

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After playing around with the file I found the solution. I move the call to the dispatch method outside the body and it worked.
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