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In my application, I have a web browser control and load up a local
html page. Within the html page, the following code exists. However,
when I click on the button that invokes the 'form action', nothing
happens. I'd like the event to spawn a new browser window. Is there
an event I should be catching?

<!-- search box -->

<form action="http://dogbert.abebook s.com/servlet/SearchResults"
<tbody><tr bgcolor="#9fa5a a">
<td colspan="2" align="center" valign="top"><b ><font color="#ffffff"
face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="-1">Search
<tr><td align="right" bgcolor="#eeeee e" valign="middle" ><font
face="Verdana, Helvetica, Arial" size="1"><b>Aut hor:</b></font></td>
<td align="left" bgcolor="#eeeee e"><input name="an" size="12"
<tr bgcolor="#eeeee e"><td align="right" valign="middle" ><font
face="Verdana, Helvetica, Arial" size="1"><b>Tit le:</b></font></td>
<td align="left"><i nput name="tn" size="12" type="text"></td></tr>
<tr bgcolor="#eeeee e"><td align="right" valign="middle" ><font
face="Verdana, Helvetica, Arial" size="1"><b>Key word:</b></font></td>
<td align="left"><i nput name="sn" size="12" type="text"></td></tr>
<tr bgcolor="#eeeee e">
<td align="right" valign="middle" ><b><font face="Verdana, Arial,
Helvetica, sans-serif" size="-2">ISBN:</font></b></td>
<td align="left"><i nput name="isbn" size="12" type="text"></td>
<tr bgcolor="#eeeee e"><td colspan="2" align="center" valign="top"
<input name="imageFiel d" src="getting-started.shtml_f iles/findBook.gif"
border="0" height="19" type="image" width="82"></td></tr>
<tr bgcolor="#eeeee e"><td colspan="2" align="center" valign="top"><f ont
face="Verdana, Helvetica, Arial" size="1">Search box not working?<br>
href="http://www.abebooks.co m/servlet/SearchEntry/?cm_ven=nl&amp; cm_cat=com-2005-11&amp;cm_pla=p romo&amp;cm_ite =advse">Try

Thanks in advance...

Dec 15 '05 #1
3 3052
No one else has answered yet so I will give it a go, despite not having
2005 yet.

This line:
action="http://dogbert.abebook s.com/servlet/SearchResults"m ethod="get">

There's no space between the ACTION and the METHOD.

Normally I'd throw in some javascript to show a new window, but not
sure how that's gonna affect your web browser control/app.

This probably didn't help, but you didn't get any other answers yet so
I thought I'd try.

Steven Nagy

Dec 15 '05 #2
Thanks for the response =)

I was able to get it work a little while ago ... what was interesting
is the first time I saved this page locally (save complete webpage), I
used FireFox to do so (then loaded the file up in the web browser in my
application). Then, I tried saving the page through IE and that seems
to have fixed the problem! Any idea why this might yield different


Dec 15 '05 #3
MS doesn't play well with others?
No idea sorry!

Dec 15 '05 #4

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