Obsolete as of Windows Internet Explorer 7. Attempts to connect to a Web server by passing the specified query through completion templates.
Syntaxvar retval = external.AutoScan(strSearch, strFailureUrl, pvarTargetFrame);
- strSearch [in]
A String that specifies a domain address that begins with
www., and ends with
- strFailureUrl [in]
A String that specifies the Web page to display if the domain address created from strSearch is invalid. The default Internet Explorer error page is displayed if a value is not provided.
- pvarTargetFrame [in, optional]
A String that specifies the target window or frame where the results are displayed. The default value is the current window.
This method can return one of these values.
The operation completed successfully.
An error occurred.
Internet Explorer 7 and later. Not implemented.
There are no standards that apply here.
The domain suffixes added to the user query are located in the system registry under
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\internet explorer\main\urltemplate. Each suffix is appended in the following order until an existing server is found:
If no server is found, the document specified by the strFailureUrl parameter is displayed.
This method is not supported in Introduction to HTML Applications (HTAs).
This example uses the AutoScan method to connect to the
www.microsoft.com Web site.