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I want to change the IE tab URL.

Code 1:

Imports mshtml

Public Class Form1

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    Dim WithEvents IE As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer
    Dim WithEvents CurrentDoc As HTMLDocument

    Private Sub Timer1_Tick(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Timer1.Tick
        Dim SWs As New SHDocVw.ShellWindows
        Dim IEx As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer
        Dim i As Integer = 1
        Timer1.Enabled = False
        For Each IEx In SWs
            Try
                If TypeOf (IEx.Document) Is HTMLDocument Then
                    IE = IEx
                    CurrentDoc = IE.Document
                    CurrentDoc.url = "http://google.com"
                End If
                i = i + 1
            Catch ex As Exception
                MessageBox.Show(ex.Message)
            End Try
        Next
    End Sub


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And

Code 2:
Imports SHDocVw

    Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        Dim browser As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer
        Dim myLocalLink As String
        Dim myDoc As mshtml.IHTMLDocument
        Dim shellWindows As SHDocVw.ShellWindows = New SHDocVw.ShellWindows()
        Dim filename As String
        For Each ie As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer In shellWindows
            filename = System.IO.Path.GetFileNameWithoutExtension(ie.FullName).ToLower()
            If filename = "iexplore" Then
                browser = ie
                myDoc = browser.Document
                myLocalLink = myDoc.url
                myDoc.url = "http://www.google.com"
                'MessageBox.Show(myLocalLink)
            End If
        Next
    End Sub


Under both Code 1 and Code 2 is going to move IE's URL.

But.. All tabs navigate to the URL(google).

I want to change the active tab's URL.
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Updated 21-Jul-10 4:34am
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Dalek Dave 21-Jul-10 9:35am    
Edited for highlighting code.

1 solution

IE now creates a new process for each tab. By traversing all IE's will therefore go by all tabpages.

Maybe this link can help:

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vbgeneral/thread/60c6c95d-377c-4bf4-860d-390840fce31c[^]

And take a look here:

http://www.eggheadcafe.com/community/aspnet/2/10112922/how-to-get-current-active-tab-handle-in-an-ie7-window-using-c.aspx[^]

Good luck!
 
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rus204 21-Jul-10 11:29am    
ah.. thanks.
but my Code 1 is same thing ` http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vbgeneral/thread/60c6c95d-377c-4bf4-860d-390840fce31c `
..
I already saw that
E.F. Nijboer 21-Jul-10 12:47pm    
And the other link? There is some code using the accessibility api, maybe this could help.

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