MessageFactory.Carousel(IEnumerable<Attachment>, String, String, String) Method

Definition

Returns a message activity that contains a collection of attachments, as a carousel.

public static Microsoft.Bot.Schema.IMessageActivity Carousel (System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Microsoft.Bot.Schema.Attachment> attachments, string text = default, string ssml = default, string inputHint = default);
static member Carousel : seq<Microsoft.Bot.Schema.Attachment> * string * string * string -> Microsoft.Bot.Schema.IMessageActivity
Public Shared Function Carousel (attachments As IEnumerable(Of Attachment), Optional text As String = Nothing, Optional ssml As String = Nothing, Optional inputHint As String = Nothing) As IMessageActivity

Parameters

attachments
IEnumerable<Attachment>

The attachments to include in the message.

text
String

Optional, the text of the message to send.

ssml
String

Optional, text to be spoken by your bot on a speech-enabled channel.

inputHint
String

Optional, indicates whether your bot is accepting, expecting, or ignoring user input after the message is delivered to the client. One of: "acceptingInput", "ignoringInput", or "expectingInput". Default is "acceptingInput".

Returns

IMessageActivity

A message activity containing the attachment.

Exceptions

attachments is null.

Examples

This code creates and sends a carousel of HeroCards.

// Create the activity and attach a set of Hero cards.
var activity = MessageFactory.Carousel(
new Attachment[]
{
    new HeroCard(
        title: "title1",
        images: new CardImage[] { new CardImage(url: "imageUrl1.png") },
        buttons: new CardAction[]
        {
            new CardAction(title: "button1", type: ActionTypes.ImBack, value: "item1")
        })
    .ToAttachment(),
    new HeroCard(
        title: "title2",
        images: new CardImage[] { new CardImage(url: "imageUrl2.png") },
        buttons: new CardAction[]
        {
            new CardAction(title: "button2", type: ActionTypes.ImBack, value: "item2")
        })
    .ToAttachment(),
    new HeroCard(
        title: "title3",
        images: new CardImage[] { new CardImage(url: "imageUrl3.png") },
        buttons: new CardAction[]
        {
            new CardAction(title: "button3", type: ActionTypes.ImBack, value: "item3")
        })
    .ToAttachment()
});

// Send the activity as a reply to the user.
await context.SendActivity(activity);

Applies to

See also