Edge | window.open does not honor location when Edge is not maximized

Fixed Issue #4151510


Aug 14, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Open window by clicking on open window button / link, close the newly opened window and repeat several times.

A small script is available at https://jsfiddle.net/spangler/2cye4wf6/6/

Expected Results:

Open and close windows with a link or button using Javascript window.open(). The window should open at the specified location with with the given height and width.

Actual Results:

The window will continue to move down and to the right if the browser window is not maximized. If it is mimaximized, the newly created window will appear in the specified location.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bruce M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Warren S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Warren S.” to “Adam B.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Adam B.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Fixed”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Title from “Edge | window.open does not honor location when Edge is maximized” to “Edge | window.open does not honor location when Edge is not maximized”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We have confirmed the problem, and we are working on a solution for a future build of Edge. We are presently tracking this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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