Wed. Aug 21st, 2019

JavaScript – Window Object

Window Object

The entire HTML page is modelled as a document object. Similarly the window in web browser is modelled as Window object. The window object include three methods to create dialog boxes for various kind of interaction with the users.

 

JavaScript Alert

alert() method

The alert() method is used to open a dialog box and display the text string provided as argument to alert() method. The alert dialog contains only “Ok” button. The text string is not an HTML but its plain text. The string may include newline (\n) character, but cannot include HTML tags.

function display_message()

{

window.alert(“This is the alert message”);

}

 

confirm() method

The confirm() method is used to open a dialog box and display the text string provided as an argument to confirm method and has two buttons: “Ok” and “Cancel”. This method returns boolean value indicating true for clicking “Ok” button and false value for clicking “Cancel” button.

 

prompt() method

The prompt() method is used to open a dialog box containing text box to collect input from the user and returns this value. This prompt dialog box also contains two buttons: “Ok” and “Cancel”. The prompt method takes two arguments: text string and default value. For example:

var avalue = prompt(“Input A”,””);