opera.extension.windows.create()

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Description:

The create() method provides a way to create a new browser window. When the create() method is invoked, the implementation must run the algorithm to create a window using tabs and properties as the argument, if provided.

Parameters:

  • tabs (optional): The tab, tab group or tab properties of the new window.
  • properties (optional): The properties of the new window, such as its position/dimensions or whether it's private.

Syntax:

BrowserWindow create (optional Object[] tabs, optional BrowserWindowProperties properties)

Example:

The following example creates a button in the browser toolbar. When the button is clicked, a new, empty browser window is created.

//
// The background process (e.g. index.html) 
//

// Specify the properties of the button before creating it.
var UIItemProperties = {
  disabled: false,
  title: "Window creation test",
  icon: "images/icon_18.png",
  onclick: function() {
    // Open a new browser window
    opera.extension.windows.create();
  }
};

// Create the button and add it to the toolbar.
var button = opera.contexts.toolbar.createItem( UIItemProperties );  
opera.contexts.toolbar.addItem(button);

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