Navigate method

[IHlinkTarget::Navigate may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.]

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Navigates to and shows the specified location in the object or document, if the specified location is not visible.


HRESULT retVal = object.Navigate(grfHLNF, pwzJumpLocation);


  • grfHLNF [in]
    Type: DWORD

    An unsigned long integer value that specifies a flag that describes how the navigation is to proceed. The value of the flag can be any valid HLNF enumeration value.

  • pwzJumpLocation [in]
    Type: LPCWSTR

    The address of a string that specifies the location portion of the hyperlink reference.

See also