Opens a new window given a URL with a default target of '_blank' (new window). An optional second parameter can be specified to set target as follows:

  • _blank - URL is loaded into a new window, or tab. This is default

  • _parent - URL is loaded into the parent frame

  • _self - URL replaces the current page

  • _top - URL replaces any framesets that may be loaded


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OpenWindow('url', 'target')


Example 1

Opens the Google website in a new window.


Example 2

Opens the Microsoft website in the current window.

OpenWindow('', '_self')



Browser Window Open Function

Window Open Function


Microsoft APIs

This North52 function relates to the following Microsoft APIs: