tabs.highlight()

Highlights one or more tabs. Tabs are specified using a window ID and a range of tab indices.
 

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var highlighting = browser.tabs.highlight(
  highlightInfo         // object
)

Parameters

highlightInfo
object.
windowIdOptional
integer. ID of the window that contains the tabs.
tabs
array of integer or integer. One or more tab indices to highlight.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with a windows.Window object containing details about the window whose tabs were highlighted. If the window could not be found or some other error occurs, the promise will be rejected with an error message.

Browser compatibility

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Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge No support NoFirefox No support NoOpera No support NoFirefox Android No support No

Legend

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Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.tabs API. This documentation is derived from tabs.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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