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FollowHyperlink Method

Office 2003

Displays a cached document, if it has already been downloaded. Otherwise, this method resolves the hyperlink, downloads the target document and displays it in the appropriate application.

expression.FollowHyperlink(Address, SubAddress, NewWindow, AddHistory, ExtraInfo, Method, HeaderInfo)

expression    Required. An expression that returns a Presentation object.

Address    Required String. The address of the target document.

SubAddress    Optional String. The location in the target document. By default, this argument is an empty string.

NewWindow    Optional Boolean. True to have the target application opened in a new window. The default value is False.

AddHistory    Optional Boolean. True to add the link to the current day's history folder.

ExtraInfo    Optional String. String or byte array that specifies information for HTTP. This argument can be used, for example, to specify the coordinates of an image map or the contents of a form. It can also indicate a FAT file name. The Method argument determines how this extra information is handled.

MsoExtraInfoMethod can be one of these MsoExtraInfoMethod constants.
msoMethodGet Default. ExtraInfo is a String that is appended to the address.
msoMethodPost ExtraInfo is posted as a String or byte array.

HeaderInfo    Optional String. A string that specifies header information for the HTTP request. The default value is an empty string. You can combine several header lines into a single string by using the following syntax: "string1" & vbCr & "string2". The specified string is automatically converted into ANSI characters. Note that the HeaderInfo argument may overwrite default HTTP header fields.


This example loads the document at in a new window and adds it to the history folder.

ActivePresentation.FollowHyperlink _
    Address:="", _
    NewWindow:=True, AddHistory:=True

Applies to | Presentation Object