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Go to URL on slide click

Nov 27, 2008 at 8:29 PM

Has anyone extended the Slide.Show 2 control to launch a new window to a URL when a slide is clicked? Ideally with the URL specified in the data.xml for each slide?

If so, are you feeling generous? :)

Nov 27, 2008 at 8:35 PM
Solution: Hmm, this appears to have been added in Slide.Show 2! :)




/// <summary>



/// Gets or sets the link.



/// </summary>



/// <value>The link.</value>



public Uri Link { get; set; }


Nov 30, 2008 at 6:08 PM
Edited Nov 30, 2008 at 6:09 PM
Yes, this is already included using the link attribute.  You can also set the transition (but not transition timing) for each slide using the transition attribute.
This changes the cursor to a hand when the user is over the slide and when you click, it opens up a new window going to the link address.
<slide title="Monterey Aquarium Exhibit — Jellies: Living Art"
description="Photo taken by Alan Le"
Feb 28, 2009 at 12:09 AM
Edited Feb 28, 2009 at 1:11 AM
Is there anyway to open the link in the same window?

Nevermind, figured it out.
Changed to "_self"
Apr 2, 2009 at 7:47 PM
rainmanjam ... how did you set "_self" in the data.xml file?