Access to proxy parameters

Eric H. Jung eric at ericjung.net
Sat Jun 10 10:40:12 UTC 2017


On Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 10:33 AM, Andrew McKay <amckay at mozilla.com> wrote:

> On 9 June 2017 at 08:44, Capt'n Flash <contact at captnflash.fr> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> >
> >
> > We are trying to migrate our Firefox extension to the new webextension
> > standard, and we have some difficulties.
> >
> >
> >
> > 1.       We need to open the proxies preferences. Not changing it, but
> only
> > open. Actually, we do :
> >
> > openDialog("chrome://browser/content/preferences/connection.xul");
> >
> >
> >
> > How can we do the same with webextension ?
>
> That's not possible.
>
>
As Andy says, that's not possible. But that does not mean your end goal is
not possible. What does your extension do with the proxy preferences? There
is a proxy API you can use to change proxy settings. Have you looked at it?

Eric
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