[Project_owners] Calling JS functions in browser windows from dialogs

Nickolay Ponomarev asqueella at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 22:50:44 EST 2006


On 3/26/06, HJ <bugs4hj at netscape.net> wrote:
> Nickolay Ponomarev wrote:
> > On 3/26/06, HJ <bugs4hj at netscape.net> wrote:
> >> navigatorWindow.functionName()
> >>
> > This won't work if there are no navigator windows working.
>
> Correct, and that is why I check for chrome windows first (this will
> open a new window when needed) but what I want is in function for all JS
> functions that I need from that chrome window.
>
You got me confused with this sentence.

> > I would not
> > do this, instead package the functions you need in a separate js and
> > include that in your dialogs.
>
> No, all newly opened files slow down startup of windows i.e. my dialogs,
> and that is exactly why Mozilla Firefox packs tons of code in browser.js
> It is better to include (small) JS code in the XUL files, because that
> saves time.
>
That was the reason for browser.js being such a big file, true. Not
sure if it makes sense to optimize here today.

Anyways, I now have no idea what you were asking for.

Nickolay


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