win32: internet explorer automation problem

John J. Lee jjl at
Thu Jan 8 19:33:57 CET 2004

"mic" <aldo123 at> writes:

> I'm currently trying to write an MSIE automation software and have run into
> such problem - have no idea how to take control of external popup windows -
> I use WebBrowser COM object and am able to catch the NewWindow2 event, but
> don't know how to change 'focus' to other than main explorer window. I tried

I guess you just need to use the usual browser object model (the one
exposed to JavaScript &c.) -- eg. window.focus(), window.blur().
IIRC, it's IHTMLDocument2, or similar, that you want.


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