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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)

public bool Navigate(
	Uri source
)
You cannot use methods in XAML.

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 Windows Presentation Foundation).

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

If source is null, 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.

void goButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    this.NavigationService.Navigate(new Uri(this.addressTextBox.Text));
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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