extension.isAllowedFileSchemeAccess()

Returns true if the extension can access the "file://" scheme, false otherwise.
 

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var isAllowed = browser.extension.isAllowedFileSchemeAccess()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with a boolean: true if the add-on is allowed access to "file://" URLs, false otherwise.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes No 48.0 48.0 33

Examples

function logIsAllowed(answer) {
  console.log(`Is allowed: ${answer}`);
}

var isAllowed = browser.extension.isAllowedFileSchemeAccess();
isAllowed.then(logIsAllowed);

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.extension API. This documentation is derived from extension.json in the Chromium code.

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

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