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|Can a web page link start/open Microsoft Messenger|
| 3:14 pm on Nov 6, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Assuming a PC has Messenger installed and working...
Can a text link in a web page be used to start and/or open Microsoft Messenger..?
I am looking to put a link into a web page with a "click to start messenger" message in it.
| 4:01 pm on Nov 6, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Hmm... Offhand, I would say no, unless the user has you as a trusted site.
I know that you can embed ActiveX to gain access to the Msg API using .Net, and it may be possible to launch it that way. Check msdn.microsoft.com for more info!
| 4:25 pm on Nov 6, 2003 (gmt 0)|
If you are using .NET, take a look at the FirstFloor.Msn here:
| 4:33 pm on Nov 6, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Hotmail is able to launch MSN somehow...
| 4:44 pm on Nov 6, 2003 (gmt 0)|
The actual API docs are here:
| 9:23 pm on Nov 8, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Can I add yahoo messenger directly into a web page?
| 3:33 am on Nov 9, 2003 (gmt 0)|
are you looking for a live chat/support kinda applicaton? In which case I'm sure you can find some open-source non IM solutions...
just two cents.
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