Re: Resize WebBrowser control ...

"Tom Serface" <>
Tue, 28 Oct 2008 08:17:52 -0700
Hi David,

Just curious, is this something that gets set automatically somewhere?
Aside from perhaps as part of a style tag I've never seen width or height
as part of the HTML body tag options. How is this calculated. I could
possibly use this if I understand what's going on .


"David Ching" <> wrote in message

"Michael Tissington" <> wrote in message

I have a CDialog which has a single WebBrowser control.

After loading navigating to a url how can I determine the required size
of the browser to show the page without any scroll bars.

I'd then like to resize the Dialog and WebBrowser control to show the
complete page.

The following code is from a CDHTMLDialog derived class, but your
WebBrowser control also has an OnDocumentComplete() method. It uses the
WIDTH and HEIGHT attributes in the <body> of the HTML. I don't know if
you can ensure those are properly set, but if so:

void CDHtmlPopupDlg::OnDocumentComplete(LPDISPATCH pDisp, LPCTSTR szUrl)
   // defaults to show a small window, but it probably won't be the right
   long width = 320;
   long height = 240;

   // Read document's body for WIDTH and HEIGHT
   CComQIPtr<IWebBrowser2> spWebBrowser2(pDisp);
   if ( spWebBrowser2 )
       CComPtr<IDispatch> spDocDispatch;
       CComQIPtr<IHTMLDocument2> spDoc(spDocDispatch);
       if ( spDoc )
           // Find and
           CComPtr<IHTMLElement> spBodyElement;
           if ( spBodyElement )
                  // Get Body style
                  CComPtr<IHTMLStyle> spBodyStyle;
                  if ( spBodyStyle )
                       // Finally get dimensions - both will be 0 the
first time through
                      spBodyStyle->get_pixelWidth (&width);

    // Resize dialog and web browser control based on width and height

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