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Webmaster in a Nutshell, Second Edition by Robert Eckstein, Stephen Spainhour

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Name

Window — a web browser window or frame

Availability

Client-side JavaScript 1.0; enhanced in JavaScript 1.1 and 1.2

Synopsis

self
window
window.frames[i]

Properties

The Window object defines the following properties. Nonportable, browser-specific properties are listed separately after this list:

closed

Whether a window has been closed. JavaScript 1.1.

defaultStatus

The default status line text.

document

The Document of the window.

frames[]

List of frames within a window.

history

The history of the window.

length

The number of frames in the window.

location

The URL of the window.

name

The name of a window. JavaScript 1.0; read/write in JavaScript 1.1.

navigator

A reference to the Navigator object.

offscreenBuffering

Whether window updates are buffered. JavaScript 1.2.

opener

The window that opened this one. JavaScript 1.1.

parent

The parent of a frame.

screen

Information about the screen. JavaScript 1.2.

self

The window itself.

status

Specify a transient status-line message.

top

The window of a frame.

window

The window itself.

Navigator Properties

crypto

Reference to the Crypto object. Navigator 4.04 and later.

innerHeight

The height of the document display area. Navigator 4; UniversalBrowserWrite privilege required to set to less than 100 pixels.

innerWidth

The width of the document display area. Navigator 4; UniversalBrowserWrite privilege required to set to less than 100 pixels.

java

The java.* LiveConnect package. Navigator 3.

locationbar

The visibility of the browser’s location bar. Navigator 4; UniversalBrowserWrite ...

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