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This function gets the browser element behind a gui-browser (a browser that has been created via guiCreateBrowser).


browser guiGetBrowser ( gui-browser theBrowser )

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Method: guiBrowser:getBrowser(...)
Variable: .browser

Required Arguments

  • theBrowser: The gui-browser


Returns the Browser element if a correct gui-browser has been passed, false otherwise.


This examples get's browser element from gui-browser and attach a webbrowser to a CEGUI window.

--In order to render the browser on the full screen, we need to know the dimensions.
local screenWidth, screenHeight = guiGetScreenSize()

--Let's create a new browser in remote mode.
local window = guiCreateWindow(200, 200, 1024, 768, "Webbrowser", false)
local browser = guiCreateBrowser(0, 0, 800, 600, false, false, window)

-- The event onClientBrowserCreated will be triggered, after the browser has been initialized.
-- After this event has been triggered, we will be able to load our URL
local theBrowser = guiGetBrowser(browser) -- Get the browser element from gui-browser
addEventHandler("onClientBrowserCreated", theBrowser, 
		-- After the browser has been initialized, we can load
		loadBrowserURL(source, "")

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