embedding/components/find/nsIWebBrowserFind.idl
author Kyle Huey <khuey@kylehuey.com>
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:05:36 -0800
changeset 320665 e22b3043887ed36bf2c634c2924a7c8d39d226b1
parent 223578 8b629d36179cfe116d49742958607aa9b6048210
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1241764: Replace nsPIDOMWindow with nsPIDOMWindowInner/Outer. r=mrbkap,smaug

/* -*- Mode: IDL; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
 * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
 * file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. */
 
#include "nsISupports.idl"

#include "domstubs.idl"

interface mozIDOMWindowProxy;

/* THIS IS A PUBLIC EMBEDDING API */


/**
 * nsIWebBrowserFind
 *
 * Searches for text in a web browser.
 *
 * Get one by doing a GetInterface on an nsIWebBrowser.
 *
 * By default, the implementation will search the focussed frame, or
 * if there is no focussed frame, the web browser content area. It
 * does not by default search subframes or iframes. To change this
 * behaviour, and to explicitly set the frame to search, 
 * QueryInterface to nsIWebBrowserFindInFrames.
 */

[scriptable, uuid(e4920136-b3e0-49e0-b1cd-6c783d2591a8)]
interface nsIWebBrowserFind : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * findNext
     *
     * Finds, highlights, and scrolls into view the next occurrence of the
     * search string, using the current search settings. Fails if the
     * search string is empty.
     *
     * @return  Whether an occurrence was found
     */
	boolean		findNext();

    /**
     * searchString
     *
     * The string to search for. This must be non-empty to search.
     */
    attribute wstring searchString;
    
    /**
     * findBackwards
     *
     * Whether to find backwards (towards the beginning of the document).
     * Default is false (search forward).
     */
    attribute boolean findBackwards;

    /**
     * wrapFind
     *
     * Whether the search wraps around to the start (or end) of the document
     * if no match was found between the current position and the end (or
     * beginning). Works correctly when searching backwards. Default is
     * false.
     */
    attribute boolean wrapFind;

    /**
     * entireWord
     *
     * Whether to match entire words only. Default is false.
     */
    attribute boolean entireWord;

    /**
     * matchCase
     *
     * Whether to match case (case sensitive) when searching. Default is false.
     */
    attribute boolean matchCase;

    /**
     * searchFrames
     *
     * Whether to search through all frames in the content area. Default is true.
     * 
     * Note that you can control whether the search propagates into child or
     * parent frames explicitly using nsIWebBrowserFindInFrames, but if one,
     * but not both, of searchSubframes and searchParentFrames are set, this
     * returns false.
     */
    attribute boolean searchFrames;
};



/**
 * nsIWebBrowserFindInFrames
 *
 * Controls how find behaves when multiple frames or iframes are present.
 *
 * Get by doing a QueryInterface from nsIWebBrowserFind.
 */
 
[scriptable, uuid(e0f5d182-34bc-11d5-be5b-b760676c6ebc)]
interface nsIWebBrowserFindInFrames : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * currentSearchFrame
     *
     * Frame at which to start the search. Once the search is done, this will
     * be set to be the last frame searched, whether or not a result was found.
     * Has to be equal to or contained within the rootSearchFrame.
     */
    attribute mozIDOMWindowProxy  currentSearchFrame;

    /**
     * rootSearchFrame
     *
     * Frame within which to confine the search (normally the content area frame).
     * Set this to only search a subtree of the frame hierarchy.
     */
    attribute mozIDOMWindowProxy  rootSearchFrame;
        
    /**
     * searchSubframes
     *
     * Whether to recurse down into subframes while searching. Default is true.
     *
     * Setting nsIWebBrowserfind.searchFrames to true sets this to true.
     */
    attribute boolean searchSubframes;
    
    /**
     * searchParentFrames
     *
     * Whether to allow the search to propagate out of the currentSearchFrame into its
     * parent frame(s). Search is always confined within the rootSearchFrame. Default
     * is true.
     *
     * Setting nsIWebBrowserfind.searchFrames to true sets this to true.
     */
    attribute boolean searchParentFrames;

};