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ShowBrowserUI method (external)

Browser support:
Opens the specified system dialog.
If you need to open the standard Windows Color dialog box, use the ChooseColorDlg method in Internet Explorer.


object.ShowBrowserUI (dialogBoxType, null);
You can find the related objects in the Supported by objects section below.


Required. String that specifies the type of the dialog to open.
One of the following values:
Opens the Language Preference dialog.
Opens the Organize Favorites dialog.
Opens the Privacy dialog.
Opens the Set Program Access and Defaults dialog.
Required. Always set to null.

Return value:

Depends on the specified dialog.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the ShowBrowserUI method:
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function ShowBrowserDialog (type) {
            window.external.ShowBrowserUI (type, null);
    <button onclick="ShowBrowserDialog ('OrganizeFavorites');">Open the Organize Favorites dialog!</button>
    <button onclick="ShowBrowserDialog ('LanguageDialog');">Open the Language Preference dialog!</button>
    <button onclick="ShowBrowserDialog ('PrivacySettings');">Open the Privacy dialog!</button>
    <button onclick="ShowBrowserDialog ('ProgramAccessAndDefaults');">Open the Set Program Access and Defaults dialog!</button>
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