CMFCLinkCtrl Class

The CMFCLinkCtrl class displays a button as a hyperlink and invokes the link's target when the button is clicked.

class CMFCLinkCtrl : public CMFCButton

Members

Public Methods

Name

Description

CMFCLinkCtrl::SetURL

Displays a specified URL as the button text.

CMFCLinkCtrl::SetURLPrefix

Sets the implicit protocol (for example, "http:") of the URL.

CMFCLinkCtrl::SizeToContent

Resizes the button to contain the button text or bitmap.

Protected Methods

Name

Description

CMFCLinkCtrl::OnDrawFocusRect

Called by the framework before the focus rectangle of the button is drawn.

Remarks

When you click a button that is derived from the CMFCLinkCtrl class, the framework passes the URL of the button as a parameter to the ShellExecute method. Then the ShellExecute method opens the target of the URL.

Example

The following example demonstrates how to set the size of a CMFCLinkCtrl object, and how to set a url and a tooltip in a CMFCLinkCtrl object. This example is part of the New Controls sample.

   CMFCLinkCtrl m_btnLink;


...


    m_btnLink.SetURL(_T("http://www.microsoft.com"));
    m_btnLink.SetTooltip(_T("Visit Microsoft site"));
    // resize the button to contain the button text or bitmap
    m_btnLink.SizeToContent();

Inheritance Hierarchy

CObject

CCmdTarget

  [CWnd](1xb05f0h\(v=vs.110\).md)

     [CButton](yf1wax6c\(v=vs.110\).md)

        [CMFCButton](bb983153\(v=vs.110\).md)

           [CMFCLinkCtrl](bb983604\(v=vs.110\).md)

Requirements

Header: afxlinkctrl.h

See Also

Reference

Hierarchy Chart

CLinkCtrl Class

CMFCButton Class

Other Resources

MFC Classes