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?? ShellExecute($myURL) and IE, Chrome, Firefox

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Just a quick & simple question that I'm sure some can answer in a jiffy.

I only use MSIE so I'm asking. In a script, if I use 'ShellExecute($myURL)' it will automatically launch my IE with the URL, which is the expected behaviour as IE is my default browser. Will this also work properly if Chrome or Firefox are installed and set as default browser ?

Why don't I test it ? Last time I did Chrome (unawares as it was one of those installed along with another app), it took me several hours to get it off & cleaned from my system and Firefox has not behaved / played well with some of the tools I use related to other dev work.

Thanks in Advance


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ShellExecute will open a file, or URL, by whatever is set as the default program to use for that item. If you click on a URL and it opens IE, then IE is the default, if it opens in FF then FF is the default, etc.


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