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Creates an htmlDocument variable from an HTML document.
d is htmlDocument = HTMLOpen("", fromURL)
<Result> = HTMLOpen(<HTML source> [, <Type of source>])
<Result>: htmlDocument variable
htmlDocument variable that contains the specified source.
<HTML source>: Character string
HTML document to load. The content of this document depends on the <Type of source>.
<Type of source>: Optional Integer constant
How the source is to be interpreted. The available constants are as follows:
fromFileThe <HTML source> is a file path. The HTML content is loaded from this file.
fromStringThe <HTML source> contains the actual HTML elements.
fromURLThe <HTML source> is a URL. The HTML content is retrieved from this URL.

If this parameter is not specified, the type of the source is automatically inferred according to the content of the <HTML source>:
  • If the <HTML source> starts with "http://", the fromURL constant will be used.
  • If the <HTML source> starts with a drive letter or a UNC path, the fromFile constant will be used.
  • In all other cases, the fromString constant will be used.
Business / UI classification: Business Logic
Component: wd290html.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 26
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Last update: 05/26/2022

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