[Project_owners] Getting the panel (tab) id for tabs out of focus

Philip Chee philip.chee at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 05:21:45 PDT 2008

On Fri, 30 May 2008 21:15:25 +0200, Jesper Staun Hansen wrote:

> http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/xpfe/global/resources/content/bindings/tabbrowser.xml#926)
> 925             var tabBrowser = this.parentNode.parentNode.parentNode;
> 926             var tab = 
> document.getAnonymousElementByAttribute(tabBrowser, "linkedpanel", this.id);

This "this" refers to one of the anonymous browser elements within the

> 331              var tabBrowser = 
> getBrowser().parentNode.parentNode.parentNode.parentNode;
> 332              var tab =
document.getAnonymousElementByAttribute(tabBrowser, "linkedpanel", this.id);

Where is this bit of code running? And what does the "this" in "this.id"
refer to?

Um, you realize of course that the "this" object isn't fixed and is
always relative to the context of where your code is currently running,
don't you?


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