Re: Using CHtmlView in a dialog (VC6)

Alexander <>
Sat, 13 Dec 2008 05:51:36 -0800 (PST)
On Dec 12, 8:56 pm, Hans-J. Ude <> wrote:

Ajay Kalra <> schrieb:

On Dec 11, 11:43 am, Hans-J. Ude <> wrote:

Ajay Kalra <> wrote:

On Dec 11, 11:30 am, Ajay Kalra <> wrote:

On Dec 11, 6:26 am, Alexander <> wrote:

I have an old application (VC6) that uses CHtmlView in a dialog. =


works fine for online browsing but crashes the app on some sites =


Wikipedia). Does anyone know if VC6 compiles CHtmlView against IE=

4 or

does it use a newer version? Also, is there a more up-to-date opt=


for embedding a browser in a dialog using VC6?

Thank you all.

You can use CHTMLCtrl as shown by Paul Dilascia in MSJ/MSDN. (MS=


issue was Jan 2000).


Code is available here:


OP said he is using VC6. I think therefore the code is ok. For newer
versions of VS it's a bit outdated. I have a patch somewhere and will
post it when I found it back.


It could be, the code worked as late as 2003. I dont think much has
changed but whatever it may be, should be rather simple to fix.

Indeed, it is ather simple to fix. I did it this way and never had
problems with it. The old version doesn't compile with VS2005.


void CHtmlCtrl::OnDestroy()
        // This is probably unecessary since ~CHtmlView does it, =


        // safer to mimic CHtmlView::OnDestroy.
        if (m_pBrowserApp) {
                m_pBrowserApp = NULL;
        LPDISPATCH lpd = GetParentBrowser();
        if (lpd)

        CWnd::OnDestroy(); // bypass CView doc/frame stuff


Thank you for taking the time to post this code.

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