Search PINVOKE.NET from IE7

by admin 25. August 2006 16:57

I've recently had to look up a few APIs at so I thought I'd whip up an OpenSearch description for the site so I can search directly from the search box in IE7.

If you want to add the search yourself just click here.

If you want more info on adding search providers to IE7 then I got my info at but really you just need the OpenSearch specs. It's pretty easy. If you want to browse the descriptor I created for then it's available at

I also added pinvoke as a search term in the address box so you can simply type "pinvoke searchTerm" to jump to a search. If you prefer that method then install this registry file. Here's the contents for those who are understandably cautious about clicking on random registry files on the net:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchUrl\pinvoke]
Comments are closed

About Us

RikWare is a software development company based in Brisbane, Australia. Led by director, Richard Mason, RikWare focusses on solving challenging business problems promptly and effectively.

RikWare is also the owner of Aussie Bushwalking, a free, wiki-like collaboration site for bushwalkers and the creator of RikMigrations, a migration framework for .NET.

Aussie Bushwalking

Want to discover some new bushwalking ideas? Share a few of your own? Aussie Bushwalking is like Wikipedia... but for bushwalkers. Head on over. Anybody can see the walks and it's free to sign up and share your own.



RikMigrations is a database migration library for .NET based on the migrations facility provided by Ruby on Rails. It allows simple upgrading and downgrading of databases using .NET code (such as VB or C#) either from the command line or built into your application. Unlike many other migration frameworks, RikMigrations is a stand-alone library which does not rely on a large surrounding framework.