Load embeded html in explorer (not WebView) RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have an application which can open some webpages (related to in-app content) in internet explorer.
    It works ok by using:
    Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(new Uri("web_page_url"));

    But now (for demo presentation) I need to mimic/fake this functionality at place where isn't accessible wi-fi or other internet connection.

    So I want to open files, which are as Content in appx,  in internet explorer. Is this possible?

    I tried
    Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(new Uri("ms-appx-web:///Assets/MyFile.htm"));
    but I get only "No apps are instaled to open this type of link"
    even I tried the worst case and open files directly form filesystem, eg:
    Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(new Uri(@"\Temp\MyFile.html"));
    Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(new Uri(@"file:///Libraries/Documents/MyFile.html");

    Using WebView, it works for me, by use
    WebView.Navigate(new Uri(@"ms-appx-web:///Assets/MyFile.htm"));
    but I want open it in external viewer (internet explorer) to utilize Snapped view.

    Thanks for any info.

    Monday, November 26, 2012 12:01 AM


  • Hi,

    Try this:

    StorageFile file = await StorageFile.GetFileFromApplicationUriAsync(new Uri("ms-appx:///htm/Bing.htm"));
                await Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchFileAsync(file);

    Hope this helps

    Aaron Xue [MSFT]
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    Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:25 AM

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