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How to download this reference`s archive through WinInet functions using InternetOpenUrl

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Created: 2001-08-17 12:00:00  
Modified: 2011-12-10 09:20:22  
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GetLastError
InternetCloseHandle
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InternetOpenUrl
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This particular example let you download VFP tables containing the recent data of this reference:
- list of functions
- list of examples
- function groups
- list of libraries

After that you can work with this data locally.

Through Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- also known as HTTP -- this program opens a remote Zip archive and transfers it into a local file on your computer.

Though the primary task of this code is to demonstrate InternetOpenUrl function.

And of course, you can download it directly here.
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User Contributed Notes:
WCoupe | 2006-07-14 11:37:34
This was *exactly* what I'd been looking for! And.. specifically the reason I signed up!!

Also, if you're interested, I've modified the source a bit to show how you can achieve this, in a password protected site by passing the USER/PW in the 'Open' call and getting the appropriate handle.
A.M. | 2006-07-14 11:53:26
Hi Bill, you're always welcome. Please email me a part of code with your modifications, and I put it under Comment section on this page -- devicecontext_at_msn_dot_com

Try also URLDownloadToCacheFile/URLDownloadToFile functions and related examples.

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