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    The NativeWindow object is only available to privileged code running on Firefox for Android, and is intended for use by Firefox for Android add-ons.

    Summary

    Returns a reference to the NativeWindow.toast object, which can be used to display toast notifications on Firefox for Android.

    A toast notification is a message that appears on the screen for a set interval and then fades away. It does not accept user input.

    You can display a toast using NativeWindow.toast.show(), supplying:

    • the message to display
    • a duration parameter that controls how long the toast should be displayed. This takes one of two values: short or long.

    Example

    In the example below, an add-on adds a menu item that displays a toast:NativeWindow-toast.png

    function showToast(window) {  
      window.NativeWindow.toast.show("Showing you a toast", "short");  
    }  
          
    var menuID;  
          
    function addMenuItem(window) {  
      menuID = window.NativeWindow.menu.add("Show Toast", null, function(){  
        showToast(window);   
      });  
    }  
          
    function removeMenuItem(window) {  
      window.NativeWindow.menu.remove(menuID);  
    }
    

    Methods

    show
    Show a toast notification.

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: wbamberg, justinpotts
    Last updated by: wbamberg,
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