embedding/browser/webBrowser/nsIWebBrowserFocus.idl
author Michael Wu <mwu@mozilla.com>
Sat, 28 May 2011 00:16:11 -0700
changeset 70270 c8bc6089f86dcafd8b07b4ebf16746e54961be28
parent 47159 84c1694a4ca9af3a0fd5605a7ec0e9b9e7bd0129
child 94484 f4157e8c410708d76703f19e4dfb61859bfe32d8
permissions -rw-r--r--
Merge backout of Bug 592943 due to extensions bustage

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interface nsIDOMWindow;
interface nsIDOMElement;

#include "nsISupports.idl"

/**
 * nsIWebBrowserFocus
 * Interface that embedders use for controlling and interacting
 * with the browser focus management. The embedded browser can be focused by
 * clicking in it or tabbing into it. If the browser is currently focused and
 * the embedding application's top level window is disabled, deactivate() must
 * be called, and activate() called again when the top level window is
 * reactivated for the browser's focus memory to work correctly.
 */

[scriptable, uuid(9c5d3c58-1dd1-11b2-a1c9-f3699284657a)]
interface nsIWebBrowserFocus : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * MANDATORY
   * activate() is a mandatory call that must be made to the browser
   * when the embedding application's window is activated *and* the 
   * browser area was the last thing in focus.  This method can also be called
   * if the embedding application wishes to give the browser area focus,
   * without affecting the currently focused element within the browser.
   *
   * @note
   * If you fail to make this call, mozilla focus memory will not work
   * correctly.
   */
  void activate();

  /**
   * MANDATORY
   * deactivate() is a mandatory call that must be made to the browser
   * when the embedding application's window is deactivated *and* the
   * browser area was the last thing in focus.  On non-windows platforms,
   * deactivate() should also be called when focus moves from the browser
   * to the embedding chrome.
   *
   * @note
   * If you fail to make this call, mozilla focus memory will not work
   * correctly.
   */
  void deactivate();

  /**
   * Give the first element focus within mozilla
   * (i.e. TAB was pressed and focus should enter mozilla)
   */
  void setFocusAtFirstElement();

  /**
   * Give the last element focus within mozilla
   * (i.e. SHIFT-TAB was pressed and focus should enter mozilla)
   */
  void setFocusAtLastElement();
  
  /**
   * The currently focused nsDOMWindow when the browser is active,
   * or the last focused nsDOMWindow when the browser is inactive.
   */
  attribute nsIDOMWindow focusedWindow;
  
  /**
   * The currently focused nsDOMElement when the browser is active,
   * or the last focused nsDOMElement when the browser is inactive.
   */
  attribute nsIDOMElement focusedElement;
};