The omnibox.OnInputEnteredDisposition type describes how the extension should handle a user selection from the suggestions in the address bar's drop-down list.

It's passed into the omnibox.onInputEntered event listener, along with the selection itself.


Values of this type are strings. They may take any one of the following values:


Open the selection in the current tab.


Open the selection in a new tab, and bring this new tab into the foreground.


Open the selection in a new background tab, keeping the current tab in the foreground.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

Note: This API is based on Chromium's chrome.omnibox API.