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Grab the current URL from IE


Submitted on: 8/6/2000 11:39:07 AM
By: Bryan Hammond  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 5 Users
Compatibility:Delphi 5, Delphi 4

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     This code will show you how to find the Internet Explorer browser window, then grab the current URL out of the IE address bar. Perfect for learning simple win32 api functions in delphi.

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Function GetText(WindowHandle: hwnd):string;
txtLength : integer;
buffer: string;
 TxtLength := SendMessage(WindowHandle, WM_GETTEXTLENGTH, 0, 0);
 txtlength := txtlength + 1;
 setlength (buffer, txtlength);
 sendmessage (WindowHandle,wm_gettext, txtlength, longint(@buffer[1]));
 result := buffer;
function GetURL:string;
  ie := FindWindow(pchar('IEFrame'),nil);
  worker := FindWindowEx(ie,0,'WorkerA',nil);
  toolbar := FindWindowEx(worker,0,'rebarwindow32',nil);
  comboboxex := FindWindowEx(toolbar, 0, 'comboboxex32', nil);
  combo := FindWindowEx(comboboxex,0,'ComboBox',nil);
  edit := FindWindowEx(combo,0,'Edit',nil);
  toolbarwindow := FindWindowEx(comboboxex, 0, 'toolbarwindow32', nil);
  result := GetText(edit);
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);

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1/8/2003 10:26:03 PM:
Has anybody tried this with different versions of IE? For example, does it work only with IE5, or also with IE4 and IE6?
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4/24/2003 10:38:51 PM:
try changing 'WorkerA' to 'WorkerW' in the worker := line. Not sure yet if it's the version of windows or IE that changed this...
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9/4/2003 2:46:31 AM:Puskai Zoltan
You could also use an EnumWindows to get the URL-s from all IE-s.
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