JavaScript1.0+, JScript1.0+ Nav2+, IE3+, Opera3+ Syntax

Core client-side JavaScript object.


The Window object is one of the top-level JavaScript objects that are created when a <body>, <frameset>, or <frame> tag is encountered. Instances of this object can also be created by using the method. Table 7.47 lists the properties and methods associated with the Window object.

Table 7.47. Methods and Properties of the Window Object
Type Item Description
Methods alert Displays an alert dialog box with the text string passed.
  back Loads the previous page in place of the window instance.
  blur Removes the focus from a window.
  captureEvents Sets the window to capture all events of a specified type.

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