NavigationService.Navigate Method (Uri)

Navigate asynchronously to content that is specified by a uniform resource identifier (URI).

Namespace:  System.Windows.Navigation
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

'Declaration
Public Function Navigate ( _
	source As Uri _
) As Boolean

Parameters

source
Type: System.Uri

A Uri object initialized with the URI for the desired content.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a navigation is not canceled; otherwise, false.

The value of source can be a Web URL or a valid pack URI (see Pack URIs in WPF).

Navigate will navigate to the URI specified by source if the following conditions are true:

If source is Nothing, the existing content (Content) is cleared.

NoteNote

When downloading Web content, you may receive a Web exception (for example, 404: File Not Found). You can handle such exceptions from NavigationFailed.

You can use Navigate to navigate to a content fragment. If the content identified by the URI is the current content, it is not downloaded again.

The following example shows how to navigate to a URI.

Private Sub goButton_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
    Me.NavigationService.Navigate(New Uri(Me.addressTextBox.Text))
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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