NavigateToStream Method

WebBrowser.NavigateToStream Method (Stream)


Navigate asynchronously to a Stream that contains the content for a document.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public void NavigateToStream(
	Stream stream


Type: System.IO.Stream

The Stream that contains the content for a document.

Exception Condition

The WebBrowser instance is no longer valid.


A reference to the underlying native WebBrowser could not be retrieved.

If the stream parameter is null, WebBrowser navigates to a blank document ("about:blank").

If the stream parameter is not in a valid HTML format, it will be displayed as plain text.

After navigation, Source will be null.

The following example shows how to navigate to a stream that contains a document.

private void goNavigateToStreamButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
  // Load HTML document as a stream
  Uri uri = new Uri(@"pack://application:,,,/HTMLDocumentWithScript.html", UriKind.Absolute);
  Stream source = Application.GetResourceStream(uri).Stream;

  // Navigate to HTML document stream

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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