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window.outerHeight gets the height in pixels of the whole browser window. It represents the height of the whole browser window including sidebar (if expanded), window chrome and window resizing borders/handles.
This property is read-only; it has no default value.
outWindowHeight = window.outerHeight;
outWindowHeight contains the height of the outside of the window.
To get the inner height of a window, i.e. the height of the page being displayed, see
The following figure shows the difference between
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari|
|Basic support||1||1.0 (1.7 or earlier)||9||9||3|
|Feature||Android||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||IE Mobile||Opera Mobile||Safari Mobile|
|Basic support||1||1.0 (1.0)||9||9||3|
DOM Level 0. Not part of any W3C technical specification or recommendation.