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Retrieving file information for the VFP executable running
Retrieving list of files on the FTP directory
Retrieving top-child window for the VFP form
Returning some basic information for the specified INF file
Setting the Window Region for a form
Simulating DOEVENTS
Start an executable from VFP application by using the CreateProcess
Storing the environment strings in cursor
Using the GradientFill function
Using the NetMessageBufferSend to send messages on the network
Using vendor-neutral SQL constructs
Accessing the list of Windows Recent Documents
Current keyboard type
Determining if an Active Network Connection is Available
Disabling drawing in the VFP form
GDI+: converting image file to another graphics format
GDI+: custom control, base class
Generating random UUID values
How to access a file using not its name but an alias (hard link)
How to block the ALT+TAB shortcut (WinXP)
How to get the path to a Special Folder
How to register custom Event Log source
Reading and setting explicit Application User Model ID for the current process (Win7)
Retrieving configuration information for the specified server (Win98/Me)
Opening access to the Microsoft Internet functions for the application

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DECLARE INTEGER InternetOpen IN wininet;
    STRING sAgent, INTEGER lAccessType,;
    STRING sProxyName, STRING sProxyBypass,;
    STRING lFlags

DECLARE INTEGER InternetCloseHandle IN wininet INTEGER hInet

sAgent = "w32inetopen"  && you can choose any name, say "John Dow"
sProxyName = Chr(0)     && no proxy
sProxyBypass = Chr(0)   && nothing to bypass
lFlags = 0              && no flags used

hOpen = InternetOpen(sAgent, INTERNET_OPEN_TYPE_DIRECT,;
    sProxyName, sProxyBypass, lFlags)

IF hOpen <> 0
* close the access
    ? "Handle retrieved:", hOpen
    = InternetCloseHandle (hOpen)
    ? "Failed to access the WinINet library"

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Created: 2001-07-15 12:00:00  
Modified: 2006-01-05 13:22:03  
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My comment:
Actually this code does nothing. It just shows how to put your hands on the Internet functions to access HTTP, FTP etc.
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