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Alternative to _IECreate?

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I am using the function _IECreate to call a URL. Once IE is given the URL string it automatically is redirected to the site's local application. Then later in my script I kill the open IE session/window.

Is there a way to send the same URL that will spawn the site's local application without the overhead of opening IE each time? Ultimately I could have 30 of these calls and opening & closing IE sessions each time is extra overhead.

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I am using the function _IECreate to call a URL. Once IE is given the URL string it automatically is redirected to the site's local application. Then later in my script I kill the open IE session/window.

Is there a way to send the same URL that will spawn the site's local application without the overhead of opening IE each time? Ultimately I could have 30 of these calls and opening & closing IE sessions each time is extra overhead.

You can load the url using InetGet, and parse the html code and find the redirection url,the InetGet the real one.

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I am using the function _IECreate to call a URL. Once IE is given the URL string it automatically is redirected to the site's local application. Then later in my script I kill the open IE session/window.

Is there a way to send the same URL that will spawn the site's local application without the overhead of opening IE each time? Ultimately I could have 30 of these calls and opening & closing IE sessions each time is extra overhead.

The site may not allow "deep linking" directly to the app without going through the first page.

At any rate, why Open/Close IE? Just hide or minimize it when not in use, and _IENavigate() to the page when required. You don't have to close/open each time.

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You can load the url using InetGet, and parse the html code and find the redirection url,the InetGet the real one.

I will dig out the help file information on "InetGet" and see what I can learn. Your comment of "parse the html code" intriques me because I think that's what I ultimately need to do.

Prior to calling the URL that launches an application I have to call a URL that gives me several lines of text back one being the cookie code. The line for it is something like <cookie>stringIneedhere<cookie>.

I need that "cookie string" to build the final URL that I am calling.

Can you point me to any examples of the InetGet and parsing the results?

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