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WebBrowser.GoHome Method

Navigates the WebBrowser control to the home page of the current user.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public void GoHome()

ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

This WebBrowser instance is no longer valid.

InvalidOperationException

A reference to an implementation of the IWebBrowser2 interface could not be retrieved from the underlying ActiveX WebBrowser control.

You can use this method to implement a Home button similar to the one in Internet Explorer. The user can specify a home page in the Internet Options dialog box, which is available from Control Panel or from the Tools menu in Internet Explorer.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the GoHome method to implement a Home button for the WebBrowser control similar to the one in Internet Explorer. This example requires that your form contains a WebBrowser control called webBrowser1 and a Button control called ButtonHome.

For the complete code example, see How to: Add Web Browser Capabilities to a Windows Forms Application.


// Navigates webBrowser1 to the home page of the current user.
private void homeButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    webBrowser1.GoHome();
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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