Re: CHtmlView and javascript window.returnValue

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Mon, 21 May 2007 16:59:34 -0400
Francesco Vitale <> wrote:

I wonder how to get the values returned by a javascript function
I used the ShowHtmlDialog and it was really straightforward!! (It's
the last paramether in the signature)

Now I have to use the CHtmlView and I really can't get how to
the returned values.

window.returnValue has no special meaning, except in dialogs produced by
ShowHtmlDialog and similar. It is just another property on the window
object - you can create as many as you want.

Here's how to read it. Call CHtmlView::GetHtmlDocument, query the
pointer for IHTMLDocument2, call get_parentWindow. From window pointer,
you can read any named property using late binding
(IDispatch::GetIdsOfNames / Invoke).
With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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