sendMessage Method

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.

Sends a message to the contact that has the specified CID.

Feature:  Microsoft.Live
Namespace:  Microsoft.Live

instance.sendMessage(cid, message);


Type: String

The CID of the contact to send the message to.

Type: Message

The message to send.

The following example demonstrates how to send a predefined message to each online contact.

//Get the messenger context and a list of the user's online contacts.
messengerContext = wl.App.get_messengerContext();
var onlineContacts = messengerContext.getOnlineContacts();
//Define an example message.
var message = new Microsoft.Live.Messenger.TextMessage("Hello!");
//Send the example message to each online contact.
for (i = 0; i < onlineContacts.get_count(); i++) 
   var contact = onlineContacts.get_item(i);
   messengerContext.sendMessage(contact.get_cid(), message)

Windows Live Messenger Connect

Supported in: 4.1

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