Edge Extension window.top and iframe window.top have different scope.

Not reproducible Issue #21118818


sai u.
Apr 8, 2019
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Steps to reproduce

When I run extension in edge, window has different scopes.

In top window it shows ContentScriptGlobalScope and in iframe it shows normal window.

due to this, I’m unable to access window.top[‘customVariable’] in iframe, it always returns undefined.


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  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Zachariah L.”

  • Hi Sai!

    Thank you for contacting us about this issue! Based on the information provided, I am unable to identify this as a Microsoft Edge issue. Could you provide me with your version of Microsoft Ede and an extention that reproduces the issue?

    How to find your version of Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4027011/microsoft-edge-find-out-which-version-you-have


  • Hi Sai!

    For now, I will resolve this as "Not Reproducible". If you are still experiencing this problem then please feel free to reopen this issue with the information requested and I will resume my investigation.



  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Status to “Not reproducible”

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