How Do I Program a Button to Open a Webpage?

octubre 09, 2018

In Communicator 5, you can create a button that will allow the user to navigate to a website.   
  1. Go to the page you want to edit the button on.
  2. Go to Edit View. To do so, select Shift + F5 from a keyboard or right-click on the page set to open the Quick-Access Menu, select Advanced Settings, and select Edit Page Set.  
  3. Select the button the user will press to navigate to the desired page. The button will become highlighted with squares along the border.
  4. Right click on the button. 
  5. Select Button and then Button actions."
  6. Mark the “Show all available actions” box at the bottom of the dialog box.
  7. Select the Desktop tab at the top of the dialog box.
  8. Select Run Program.
  9. Select Add. 
  10. Type in the path for your browser in the box for Select file. For example, use C:\Program Files (x86) Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe for the Firefox browser.
  11. Type the URL you want to insert in the box for Parameters.  Put quotation marks around the URL.
  12. Leave the Start box empty.
  13. Select OK.
  14. Select OK in the Button Actions dialog box.
  15. Select File in the navigation bar.
  16. Select Exit Communicator.
  17. Select Yes to save changes to page set.