Application:openUrl

Available since: Gideros 2011.6
Class: Application

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:

-- 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")


To call a number:

application:openUrl("tel:555-123-4567")

Parameters

url: (string) url to open