Opening a new browser window (development)

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Opening a new browser window

To open a new browser window, you can simply use However, returns a DOMWindow, not a ChromeWindow, so you can't get access to the browser chrome from it. You can, however use nsIWindowMediator to get the window you just opened.

var wm = Components.classes[";1"]
var newWindow = wm.getMostRecentWindow("navigator:browser");
var b = newWindow.getBrowser();