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The Location Object

The Location object represents the current URL. The Location object can be accessed directly in VBScript. Table 3-11 describes the Location object properties. The following code shows an example of the Href property being used to navigate to a specified URL:

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="VBScript">
    Location.Href = "http://www.vb-bootcamp.com"
</SCRIPT> 

Table 3-11.Location Object Properties

Property Type Description Usage
Href String Returns or sets the complete URL for the current location. (Example: http://www.microsoft.com) MyVar=Location.Href
Protocol String Returns or sets the protocol portion of the URL for the current location. (Example: http:, ftp:) MyVar= Location.Protocol
Host String Returns or sets the Host:Port for the current location. (For example, for http://www.microsoft.com, www.microsoft.com:80 is returned. For file: protocols, "" is returned.) MyVar=Location.Host
HostName String Returns or sets the host portion of the URL for the current location. (For example, for http://www.microsoft.com, www.microsoft.com is returned. For file: protocols, "" is returned.) MyVar= Location.HostName
Port String Returns or sets the port for communicating with the current location. (For example, for http://www.microsoft.com, 80 is returned. For file: protocols, "" is returned.) MyVar=Location.Port
PathName String Returns or sets the pathname portion of the URL for the current location. (For example, for http://www.microsoft.com/intdev, intdev is returned.) MyVar= Location.PathName
Search String Returns or sets the search portion of the URL beginning with a ?, representing a query. (For example, for http://www.microsoft.com/intdev?user, ?user is returned. For http://www.microsoft.com/intdev, NULL is returned.) MyVar= Location.Search
Hash String Returns or sets the hash portion of the URL beginning with a #. (For example, for http://www.microsoft.com/intdev#user, #user is returned.) MyVar=Location.Hash

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