Downloads a file from the internet using the HTTP, HTTPS or FTP protocol.
InetRead ( "URL" [, options = 0] )
|URL||URL of the file to download. See remarks below.|
$INET_LOCALCACHE (0) = Get the file from local cache if available (default).
$INET_FORCERELOAD (1) = Forces a reload from the remote site.
$INET_IGNORESSL (2) = Ignore all SSL errors (with HTTPS connections).
$INET_ASCIITRANSFER (4) = Use ASCII when transferring files with the FTP protocol (Can not be combined with flag $INET_BINARYTRANSFER (8)).
$INET_BINARYTRANSFER (8) = Use BINARY when transferring files with the FTP protocol (Can not be combined with flag $INET_ASCIITRANSFER (4)). This is the default transfer mode if none are provided.
$INET_FORCEBYPASS (16) = By-pass forcing the connection online (See remarks).
Constants are defined in InetConstants.au3
|Success:||a binary string and @extended set to the number of bytes downloaded.|
|Failure:||"" (empty string) and sets the @error flag to non-zero.|
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> Example() Func Example() ; Read the file without downloading to a folder. The option of 'get the file from the local cache' has been selected. Local $dData = InetRead("http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/files/beta/update.dat") ; The number of bytes read is returned using the @extended macro. Local $iBytesRead = @extended ; Convert the ANSI compatible binary string back into a string. Local $sData = BinaryToString($dData) ; Display the results. MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "The number of bytes read: " & $iBytesRead & @CRLF & @CRLF & $sData) EndFunc ;==>Example