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InternetExplorer Object


InternetExplorer Object

InternetExplorer Object's Methods

[Almost all Methods & Properties are explained with VBScript examples.]

MethodDescription
ClientToWindow
Computes the full size of the browser window when given the specified width and height of the content area.
ExecWB
Executes a command and returns the status of the command execution using the IOleCommandTarget interface.
GetProperty

Gets the value associated with a user-defined property name.
GoBack
Navigates backward one item in the history list.
GoForward
Navigates forward one item in the history list.
GoHome
Navigates to the current home or start page.
GoSearch
Navigates to the current search page.
Navigate
Navigates to a resource identified by a URL or to a file identified by a full path.
Navigate2

Navigates the browser to a location that might not be expressed as a URL, such as a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) for an entity in the Windows Shell namespace.
PutProperty
Associates a user-defined name/value pair with the object.
QueryStatusWB
Queries the object for the status of commands using the IOleCommandTarget interface.
Quit

Closes the object.
Refresh
Reloads the file that is currently displayed in the object.
Refresh2
Reloads the file that is currently displayed with the specified refresh level.
ShowBrowserBar
Shows or hides a specified browser bar.
Stop
Cancels a pending navigation or download, and stops dynamic page elements, such as background sounds and animations.

InternetExplorer Object's Properties

PropertyDescription
AddressBar

Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the address bar of the object is visible or hidden.
Application
Gets the automation object for the application that is hosting the WebBrowser Control.
Busy
Gets a value that indicates whether the object is engaged in a navigation or downloading operation.
Container

Gets an object reference to a container.
Document
Gets the automation object of the active document, if any.
FullName
Retrieves the fully qualified path of the Internet Explorer executable.
FullScreen
Sets or gets a value that indicates whether Internet Explorer is in full-screen mode or normal window mode.
Height
Sets or gets the height of the object.
HWND

Gets the handle of the Internet Explorer main window.
Left
Sets or gets the coordinate of the left edge of the object.
LocationName
Retrieves the path or title of the resource that is currently displayed.
LocationURL
Gets the URL of the resource that is currently displayed.
MenuBar
Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the Internet Explorer menu bar is visible.
Name

Retrieves the frame name or application name of the object.
Offline
Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the object is operating in offline mode.
Parent
Gets the parent of the object.
Path
Retrieves the system folder of the Internet Explorer executable.
ReadyState

Gets the ready state of the object.
RegisterAsBrowser
Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the object is registered as a top-level browser window.
RegisterAsDropTarget
Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the object is registered as a drop target for navigation.
Resizable

Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the object can be resized.
Silent
Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the object can display dialog boxes.
StatusBar
Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the status bar for the object is visible.
StatusText

Sets or gets the text in the status bar for the object.
TheaterMode
Sets or gets whether the object is in theater mode.
ToolBar
Sets or gets whether toolbars for the object are visible.
Top

Sets or gets the coordinate of the top edge of the object.
TopLevelContainer
Gets a value that indicates whether the object is a top-level container.
Type
Gets the user type name of the contained document object.
Visible
Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the object is visible or hidden. You can also check the visible property in any of the examples above.
Width
Sets or gets the width of the object.