This function is used in Python Scripting.


Finds the parent (enclosing) window for the component that fired an event and returns a reference to it.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.



  • Parameters

EventObject event - A component event object.

  • Returns

FPMIWindowThe window object that contains the component that fired the event.

  • Scope

Vision Client

Code Examples
Code Snippet - Getting Window and Changing Its Title
# Use this in an event script to change the window's title.
window = system.gui.getParentWindow(event)
window.title='This is a new title'

system gui getParentWindow, gui.getParentWindow