messageFactory Property

Current information about Live Connect is now available in the Windows Live Developer Center. The information in the following sections is provided for legacy purposes only.

Gets or sets the message factory that enables application-specific messages to be sent and received.

Feature:  Messenger.Core
Namespace:  Microsoft.Live.Messenger

// To retrieve:
var messageFactory = instance.get_messageFactory();

// To update:

Return Value

An ApplicationMessageFactory object that defines the custom logic that is required for application-specific messages.

The following code example determines whether a message factory has been declared for the user and, if none is detected, creates a new factory and registers it.

            if (!user.get_messageFactory())
                user.set_messageFactory(new myMessageFactory(user));
                if (!user.get_messageFactory().isRegistered(myApplicationMessage.Id))

ExceptionThe property is set and the user is not signed in.
ExceptionThe user is not using Normal or Full of SessionServices.

Windows Live Messenger Connect

Supported in: 4.1

Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit

Supported in: 3.7, 3.5, 3.1, 3.0, 2.5, 2.0, 1.0

Internet Explorer 8.0, Internet Explorer 7.0, Internet Explorer 6.0, Firefox 3.6, Firefox 3.5, Firefox 3.0, Firefox 2.0, Firefox 1.5, Chrome 4.0, Chrome 3.0, Chrome 2.0, Chrome 1.0, Safari 4.0, Safari 3.0, Opera 10.5