How to Make a Internet Browser With Realbasic 2008

Want a personalized web browser? Here is a way to do it, with Real basic 2008 (Note that this won't work on versions of REALbasic that don't have a HTML viewer)

Steps

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    Drag a editField, a PushButton, and a HTML viewer to the window editor
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    Put the editField in the Top Left corner of the window
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    Put the pushButton in the Top Right corner
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    Put the HTML viewer in below the editField and pushButton
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    Click on the editField and look to the right of the window, change EditField1 to Location
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    Click on the pushButton and change its name to LoadPage
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    Click on the HTMLviewer and change it's name to Browser
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    Check all four of the "Lock" checkboxes on the HTML viewers properties
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    Check LockTop and LockRight on the pushButton properties
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    Check LockLeft, LockTop and LockRight on the editfield settings
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    Change the PushButton caption from "Untitled" to "Go"
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    Enter the following code into the "Go" Button (Double-Click on it): Browser.LoadURL Location.Text
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    That's it! You're all done! Personalize your browser by putting pictures on the window!

Tips

  • If your website doesn't load, enter http:// at the start before entering the website
  • The HTMLviewer uses your web browser to load websites

Warnings

  • Web pages will be loaded using Internet Explorer under Windows, even if it's not your default browser.

Article Info

Categories: Internet Browsers