system/xul-app

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Information about the application on which your add-on is running.

With the exception of ids, each of these properties exposes the attribute of the same name on the nsIXULAppInfo interface. For more information, see the MDN documentation.

Globals

Functions

is(name)

Checks whether the host application is the given application.

Parameters

name : string
A host application name.

Returns

boolean : True if the host application is name and false otherwise.

isOneOf(names)

Checks whether the host application is one of the given applications.

Parameters

names : array
An array of host application names.

Returns

boolean : True if the host application is one of the names and false otherwise.

versionInRange(version, lowInclusive, highExclusive)

Compares a given version to a version range. See the MDN documentation for details on version comparisons.

Parameters

version : string
The version to compare.

lowInclusive : string
The lower bound of the version range to compare. The range includes this bound.

highExclusive : string
The upper bound of the version range to compare. The range does not include this bound.

Returns

boolean : True if version falls in the given range and false otherwise.

Properties

ID

The GUID of the host application. For example, for Firefox this value is "{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}".

name

The host application name. The possible values here are:

  • "Firefox"
  • "Fennec"
  • "Mozilla"
  • "SeaMonkey"
  • "Sunbird"
  • "Thunderbird"

"Firefox"and"Fennec"` are the most commonly used values.

version

The host application version.

platformVersion

The Gecko/XULRunner platform version.

ids

A mapping of application names to their IDs. For example, ids["Firefox"] == "{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}".

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