NavigationContext Class

NavigationContext Class

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Represents the state of a navigation operation.


Namespace:  System.Windows.Navigation
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)

Public NotInheritable Class NavigationContext

The NavigationContext type exposes the following members.

Public propertyQueryStringGets a collection of query string values.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

You use the NavigationContext class to retrieve the query string values for a navigation request. With the query string values, you can generate the desired state of a page for a navigation request. For example, you can store in the query string the identifier of the record you wish to display on a page.

To access an instance of the NavigationContext class, you use the NavigationContext property of the Page class.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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