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WebView.NewWindowRequested Event


Occurs when a user performs an action in a WebView that causes content to be opened in a new window.

// Register
event_token NewWindowRequested(TypedEventHandler<WebView, WebViewNewWindowRequestedEventArgs const&> const& handler) const;

// Revoke with event_token
void NewWindowRequested(event_token const* cookie) const;

// Revoke with event_revoker
WebView::NewWindowRequested_revoker NewWindowRequested(auto_revoke_t, TypedEventHandler<WebView, WebViewNewWindowRequestedEventArgs const&> const& handler) const;
public event TypedEventHandler<WebView,WebViewNewWindowRequestedEventArgs> NewWindowRequested;
function onNewWindowRequested(eventArgs) { /* Your code */ }
webView.addEventListener("newwindowrequested", onNewWindowRequested);
webView.removeEventListener("newwindowrequested", onNewWindowRequested);
- or -
webView.onnewwindowrequested = onNewWindowRequested;
Public Custom Event NewWindowRequested As TypedEventHandler(Of WebView, WebViewNewWindowRequestedEventArgs) 
<WebView NewWindowRequested="eventhandler"/>

Event Type


<WebView x:Name="myWebView" NewWindowRequested="OnNewWindowRequested" /> 
private void OnNewWindowRequested (WebView sender, WebViewNewWindowRequestedEventArgs e) 
    if (e.Referrer.Host == "") 
         var newWebView = new WebView(); 
         e.Handled = true; 


See WebViewNewWindowRequestedEventArgs.

This event occurs only for user initiated actions. By default, when a user clicks a link in a WebView that requests to open in a new window, the link launches the default browser. A new window can be caused by the user clicking on an href, or a button which calls

Handle this event to provide custom handling of the new window request. You might navigate the WebView to the desired page, or create a new WebView in your app to display the requested content. If you provide custom handling of the new window request, set the Handled property to true to prevent the default browser from being launched.

Applies to

See also