setting http headers to mimic IE6/Win

Mark Smith mark at
Sun Mar 16 07:31:45 EDT 2008

Phil, you probably want to do something like this:

set the httpHeaders to "User-Agent:" && <whatever the appropriate  
string for IE is>

and you can find out what the string is here:



On 16 Mar 2008, at 05:37, Phil Davis wrote:

> I barely know enough to be dangerous with this one:
> Does anyone know offhand what the http headers for IE6/Win look  
> like? I want to request (and download) a url from a server that  
> will only talk to IE on Windows. I want to put the page directly  
> into a field without using revBrowser.
> Maybe the right question to ask is, Is there a proxy server or  
> something else I can use to see my outgoing http headers from IE  
> (e.g. revBrowser/Win)? Then I can figure out what to do.
> (If I could automate the selecting of all text in revBrowser, that  
> would be an adequate alternative to what I'm asking here).
> I understand I'll need to use libUrlSetCustomHttpHeaders to replace  
> Rev's native headers. I just don't know what to set the headers to.
> Thanks!
> -- 
> Phil Davis
> PDS Labs
> Professional Software Development
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