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SUMMARY

Windows CE currently supports two Web browsers:

  1. Pocket Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer for Windows CE
  2. Internet Explorer for Windows CE
The information in this article provides a breakdown of both browsers.

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Pocket Internet Explorer

Features:

Integrated with the Windows CE Desktop
Supported in Windows CE 1.0+

Supported:

HTML 3.2
Microsoft JScript

Unsupported:

Cascading Style Sheets
Dynamic HTML
ActiveX controls
Java Applets or Applications
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)

Memory Footprint:

Approximately 1.3MB

Hosting:

HTML Viewer Control

Used by:

Pocket Internet Explorer 1.0
Windows CE Help (PEGHELP.EXE)

Files for hosting:

htmlctrl.h, htmlview.lib, htmlview.dll

Internet Explorer for Windows CE

Features:

Ported from Internet Explorer 4.01, SP 2
Supported in Windows CE 2.12

Supported:

HTML 4.0
Microsoft JScript
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS1 compliant)
Dynamic HTML
ActiveX controls
Java Applets or Applications
International language support (Unicode characters)
Images (GIF, JPEG, BMP, and XBM)
Multimedia (using Microsoft DirectShow)

Unsupported:

Data binding
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Extensible Markup Language (XML)
Internet Code Download
Portable Network Graphics (PNG)
Microsoft Virtual Machine
Gopher
Recreation Software Advisory Council on the Internet
(RSACi) rating system
Filters and transitions

Memory Footprint:

Approximately 3.1MB

Hosting:

Web Browser Control

Files for hosting:

exdisp.h, shdocvw.dll

Interfaces for hosting:

IWebBrowser2

Properties

Article ID: 246733 - Last Review: August 14, 2007 - Revision: 1.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows CE Toolkit for Visual Basic 6.0
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