mshtml.dll is a COM server that ships with IE (and is used by the IE browser
internally as parser & renderer), but it does expose an complete object
model for handling html, which you can used be with common MS tools like VB
or VC++ (see http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/browser/mshtmleditplatf.asp
for the a general description of the latest version that ships with IE5.5)
You need to get the IHTMLDocument2 interface (see
the howto) to access document properties, each element of the document
(IHTMLElement), and its properties.
Now again, this might be overkill for what you're trying to do, because you
get a lot of additional information AND it is a Microsoft solution, which is
relatively easy to implement, but proprietary to the MS platform (Somehow
this has been falling out of favor...)
From: Rafael Guirado Clavijo [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2000 13:37
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Application for reading a Web page contents
First, I want to thank you for your reply.
Sorry, perhaps I didn't explain correctly. I would like to get a program,
object, routine, ... (not a browser) that loads the contents of a given Web
page (i.e. in text mode) in my computer (memory, hard disk, ...) and then I
Jens Lippmann escribió:
> If you're with the dark force (i.e. MS) then there is a straightforward
> to use MSHTML.dll. This is the parser used by IE5 and it is exposed
> a COM interface. The object model is published at msdn.microsoft.com. I'm
> not sure what you mean by treating its contents though. IE5.5 also allows
> you to edit webpages directly in the browser.
> Hope that helps.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rafael Guirado Clavijo [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2000 05:44
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Application for reading a Web page contents
> I'm Rafael Guirado from University of Almeria (Spain) and I need an
> application to read a Web page to treat its contents.
> Please, could anybody tell me where I can find information in this sense?