WorkbookBase.FollowHyperlink Method (String, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object)


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

Namespace:   Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities.dll)

public void FollowHyperlink(
	string address,
	object subAddress,
	object newWindow,
	object addHistory,
	object extraInfo,
	object method,
	object headerInfo


Type: System.String

The address of the target document.

Type: System.Object

The location within the target document. The default value is the empty string.

Type: System.Object

true to display the target application in a new window. The default value is false.

Type: System.Object

Not used. Reserved for future use.

Type: System.Object

A string or byte array that specifies additional information for HTTP to use to resolve the hyperlink. For example, you can use ExtraInfo to specify the coordinates of an image map, the contents of a form, or a FAT file name.

Type: System.Object

Specifies the way ExtraInfo is attached. Can be one of the following Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoExtraInfoMethod constants: Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoExtraInfoMethod.msoMethodGet or Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoExtraInfoMethod.msoMethodPost.

Type: System.Object

A string that specifies header information for the HTTP request. The default value is an empty string.

For information on optional parameters, see Optional Parameters in Office Solutions.

The following code example uses the FollowHyperlink method to display the document at a specified address in a new window.

This example is for a document-level customization.

private void WorkbookFollowHyperlink()
    this.FollowHyperlink("", true);
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