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How to retrieve adapter information for the local computer (including MAC address)
How to view icons stored in executable files (Icon Viewer) - II
Minimizing all running applications
Obtaining the bounding rectangle for the specified device context
Passing data records between VFP applications via the Clipboard
Reading and setting system access privileges for the current process
Retrieving names for the registered clipboard formats
Retrieving the System Time adjustment
The original LoadPicture() function in VFP returns valid handles to bitmaps, icons, cursors, and metafiles
Time in milliseconds represented as string (e.g. 1 hour 24 min 36 sec)
Using FillMemory
Using the SetErrorMode for determining if a floppy drive is ready
Winsock: initializing the service in the VFP application
Yet another modal dialog: now HTML-based
Creating a clipping region from the path selected into the device context of a form
Creating an Open dialog box to specify the drive, directory, and name of a file to open (Shell32 version)
Creating hash values for the list of names
How to play MIDI notes
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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Listed functions:
GetLastError
InternetCloseHandle
InternetOpen
InternetOpenUrl
InternetReadFile
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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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