ShowWebBrowser Command

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Displays the URL you specify in a Web browser window either within the integrated development environment (IDE) or external to the IDE.

Syntax

View.ShowWebBrowser URL [/new][/ext]

Arguments

URL Required. URL (Uniform Resource Locator) for the Web site.

Switches

/new Optional. Specifies that the page appears in a new instance of the Web browser.

/ext Optional. Specifies that the page appears in the default Web browser outside of the IDE.

Remarks

The alias for the ShowWebBrowser command is navigate or nav.

Example

The following example displays the MSDN Online home page in a Web browser outside of the IDE. If an instance of the Web browser is already open, it is used; otherwise a new instance is launched.

>View.ShowWebBrowser https://msdn.microsoft.com /ext

See Also

Visual Studio Commands Command Window Find/Command Box Visual Studio Command Aliases