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Damon Serji
Damon Serji,
Silverlight developer working at Metia in London.
Gavin Wignall
Gavin Wignall,
Interactive Design Lead, working in design for over 10 years, the last 3 being in Silverlight.
Allan Muller
Allan Muller,
Developer, working on various types of Silverlight and WCF projects.
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How to programmatically add a 'mailto' link in silverlight:

Add the below line to your .xaml.cs file to open mailto (email link) when an event gets fired (i.e. HyperlinkButton is clicked or etc):

HtmlPage.Window.Navigate(new Uri(""));

if HtmlPage is not recognised in your Visual Studio, it is because you are missing an assemblly reference, so simply add this reference to the very top of your page:

using System.Windows.Browser;

Posted by Damon Serji on 24. August 2009 16:44 under: Basic
 with 5 Comments



One thing I'd like to add on this topic. When utilizing mailto with deep linking...  

replace the # with %23

Posted 9/3/2009 2:33:57 PM


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