[Project_owners] Opening links in tabs

Jan Wrobel wrobel at blues.ath.cx
Wed Feb 14 02:47:39 PST 2007


On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, Didier Ernotte wrote:

> When you say "my extension window" and firefox window do you mean the
> new tab and the current tab ? is it a problem of selected tab ?

No, I mean separate window (window in which user can set some
preferences for my extension and also click for example [help] to open
web page with help in new Firefox tab - this doesn't work well for me)

Jan

> 
> --- Jan Wrobel <wrobel at blues.ath.cx> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have some links in my extension window that I want to be opened in
> > new Firefox tabs when user clicks on them. I use following code:
> > var wm =
> > Components.classes["@mozilla.org/appshell/window-mediator;1"].
> >       getService(Components.interfaces.nsIWindowMediator);
> > var win = wm.getMostRecentWindow("navigator:browser");
> > win.gBrowser.selectedTab = win.gBrowser.addTab(url);
> > 
> > It works fine except that my extension window hides under Firefox
> > window when link is clicked and I want it to stay on top. I've
> > found few extensions that open links exactly in a way I want, but I
> > can't find any difference in a javascript or xul source code that is
> > responsible for this behaviour.
> > 
> > Do you know how to solve this problem?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Jan
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