Hyperlinks in standard WPF windows

You can add Hyperlink elements in WPF documents and navigational containers. However, fi you have a standard WPF window, how do you do it?

Here is a possible solution: add a TextBlock with a Hyperlink inside it every time needed, and optionally customize the style of hyperlinks in your container’s Resources collection (e.g. to remove the underline and apply the foreground color of the TextBlock). It’s important, however, to also add an event setter for RequestNavigate to run custom code behind when the links get clicked:

        <Style TargetType="Hyperlink">
            <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="{Binding Foreground, RelativeSource={RelativeSource AncestorType=TextBlock}}"/>
            <Setter Property="TextDecorations" Value="None"/>
            <EventSetter Event="RequestNavigate" Handler="Hyperlink_RequestNavigate"/>
    <TextBlock Foreground="Red">
        <Hyperlink NavigateUri="http://Google.com">
private void Hyperlink_RequestNavigate(object sender, RequestNavigateEventArgs e)
    Process.Start(new ProcessStartInfo(e.Uri.AbsoluteUri));
    e.Handled = true;

About Sorin Dolha

My passion is software development, but I also like physics.
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