NavigateToString Method

WebBrowser.NavigateToString Method (String)


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

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

public void NavigateToString(
	string text


Type: System.String

The String 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The WebBrowser instance is no longer valid.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 text parameter is null, WebBrowser navigates to a blank document ("about:blank").

If the text parameter is not in 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 string that contains a document.

private void goNavigateToStringButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
  // Load HTML document as a string
  Uri uri = new Uri(@"pack://application:,,,/HTMLDocumentWithoutScript.html", UriKind.Absolute);
  Stream stream = Application.GetResourceStream(uri).Stream;
  using (StreamReader reader = new StreamReader(stream))
    // Navigate to HTML document string

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 4.0
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