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Summary

Returns an object reference to the window object.

Syntax

objRef = window.self 

Example

 if (window.parent.frames[0] != window.self) {
    // this window is not the first frame in the list
 }

Notes

window.self is almost always used in comparisons like in the example above, which finds out if the current window is the first subframe in the parent frameset.

Specification

HTML5

 

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