Specifies the type of browser window to create.

Type

Values of this type are strings. Possible values are:

  • "normal"
  • "popup"
  • "panel"
  • "detached_panel"

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes `detached_panel` is not supported.
Edge Full support 14
Notes
Full support 14
Notes
Notes `panel` and `detached_panel` are not supported.
Firefox Full support 45Opera Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes `detached_panel` is not supported.
Firefox Android No support No

Legend

Full support  
Full support
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No support
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

Acknowledgements

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