Document.FollowHyperlink procedure builder

Document.FollowHyperlink (Word)

Displays a cached document, if it has already been downloaded. Otherwise, this method resolves the hyperlink, downloads the target document, and displays the document in the appropriate application.

FollowHyperlink (Address, SubAddress, NewWindow, AddHistory, ExtraInfo, Method, HeaderInfo)

ActiveDocument.FollowHyperlink _ 
 Address:="", _ 
 NewWindow:=True, AddHistory:=True


Optional arguments

The following arguments are optional

Address - The address of the target document

SubAddress - The location within the target document. The default value is an empty string

NewWindow - True to display the target location in a new window. The default value is False

AddHistory - True to add the link to the current day's history folder

ExtraInfo (Byte) - A string or a byte array that specifies additional information for HTTP to use to resolve the hyperlink. For example, you can use ExtraInfo to specify the coordinates of an image map, the contents of a form, or a FAT file name. The string is either posted or appended, depending on the value of Method. Use the ExtraInfoRequired property to determine whether extra information is required.

Method - Specifies the way additional information for HTTP is handled. Can be any MsoExtraInfoMethod constant

HeaderInfo - A string that specifies header information for the HTTP request. The default value is an empty string.You can combine several header lines into a single string by using the following syntax: "string1" & vbCr & "string2". The specified string is automatically converted into ANSI characters. Note that the HeaderInfo argument may overwrite default HTTP header fields