Internet search using VB6 and VBA to launch a web browser with Bing, Google, Yahoo, and YouTube to perform global searches and specific searches for books, finance, images, news, sports, videos, weather, etc. while properly formatting the URL search string.
|(Declarations)||Declarations||Declarations and private variables for the modInternetSearch module.|
|SearchInternet||Procedure||Launch Bing, Google, Yahoo or YouTube with your search string.|
|URLEncode||Procedure||Encodes a string so it can be passed to a URL.|
|LaunchURL||Procedure||Open the default Internet browser on the user's machine by specifying a URL (uniform resource locator).|
' Example of modInternetSearch ' ' To use this example, create a new module and paste this code into it. ' Then run the procedure by putting the cursor in the procedure and pressing: ' F5 to run it, or ' F8 to step through it line-by-line (see the Debug menu for more options) Private Sub Example_modInternetSearch() ' Comments: Examples of using modInternetSearch module to search on Bing, Google, Yahoo and YouTube in VBA and VB6. Const cstrSearch As String = "Bill Gates" ' ======================== ' Basic Bing Search Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisBing) ' Bing Image Search Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisBingImages) ' Bing News Search Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisBingNews) ' Bing Video Search Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisBingVideos) ' Bing Weather Search Call SearchInternet("Washington, DC", eisBingWeather) ' ======================== ' Basic Google Search Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisGoogle) ' Search Google Books Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisGoogleBooks) ' Search Google Finance Call SearchInternet("MSFT", eisGoogleFinance) ' Search Google Images Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisGoogleImages) ' Search Google News Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisGoogleNews) ' ======================== ' Basic Yahoo Search Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisYahoo) ' Search Yahoo Finance Call SearchInternet("MSFT", eisYahooFinance) ' Search Yahoo News Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisYahooNews) ' Search Yahoo Sports Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisYahooSports) ' ======================== ' Search YouTube Call SearchInternet(cstrSearch, eisYouTube) End Sub
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