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Registered: ‎05-05-2011
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Push every href link to PlayBook browser.

I know how to invoke the browser to load a website, but let's say;


I'm using an RSS feed and the content contains href links. How do I push all of those links to load in the browser instead of in app?

I've tried various work arounds but still cannot seem to make it function.


Help appreciated,


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Registered: ‎04-12-2010
My Device: BlackBerry Z10
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Push every href link to PlayBook browser.

[ Edited ]

Hello Crwblyth,


Once the <a> elements are loaded, my thought is that you would need to override the behaviour of the onclick (to invoke your JavaScript implementation of browser invoking), and also likely set the href attribute to "#" to prevent the default URL from taking any action.


HTML5 has querySelector and querySelectorAll (depending on your needs) implementations for you to get easier access to, for instance, all the anchor elements.


Let me know if you have any questions.


Erik Oros

BlackBerry Development Advisor

Erik Oros | @WaterlooErik | eoros@blackberry.com | Developer Issue Tracker

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Posts: 9
Registered: ‎03-10-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Playbook
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Re: Push every href link to PlayBook browser.

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I did it like this



href = $(this).attr('href');
var args = new blackberry.invoke.BrowserArguments(href);
blackberry.invoke.invoke(blackberry.invoke.APP_BROWSER, args);
return false;