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Application:openUrl

Available since version: Gideros 2011.6

Description:

Opens the given URL (Universal Resource Locator) in the appropriate application. URL can be one of the http:, https:, tel:, or mailto: schemes.
The following example opens a web page in the browser:
application:openUrl("http://www.giderosmobile.com")

If mailto: scheme is specified, the user's e-mail client will be used to open a composer window containing the options specified in the URL.
For example, the following URL contains a recipient (user@foo.com), a subject (Test), and a message body (Just a test):
application:openUrl("mailto:user@foo.com?subject=Test&body=Just a test")

Or to call a number:
application:openUrl("tel:555-123-4567")

Syntax:

Application:openUrl(url)

Parameters:

  • url: (string) url to open