Poor documentation on how to create new profiles

VERIFIED FIXED

Status

Documentation
Help Viewer
VERIFIED FIXED
16 years ago
11 years ago

People

(Reporter: Jim Power, Assigned: Jatin Billimoria)

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(Reporter)

Description

16 years ago
Mozilla creates one profile in the default installation.  From then on it never
goes to profile manager.  Profile manager is not available from the Mozilla
menus (or at least, I cannot find it) and there is no documentation on profiles
in the help file (at least, not in the index under "Profile Manager".

Considering how many times the answer to a problem is "create a new profile"
this is a serious omission.
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Assignee: ben → rudman
Component: Profile Manager FrontEnd → User
Product: Browser → Documentation
QA Contact: ktrina → rudman
Version: other → unspecified

Comment 2

16 years ago
-->jatin.
Assignee: rudman → jatin

Comment 3

16 years ago
well on the install version of mozilla a link to profile manager is created.
also mozilla is for testers.. not end users... (how many times do we hear that)
so testers should know anyway? *ducks*

either way.. I'm guessing this is good enough to be confirmed as new... but then
will probably get resolved as wontfix .. 
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
(Assignee)

Comment 4

16 years ago
On Windows systems, Mozilla does have Profile Manager in the start menu. If
there is not yet a section called Managing Profiles in the Mozilla help, there
will be when the Netscape help is donated to Mozilla. This section provides
documentation on creating new profiles and managing existing ones. Resolving as
invalid.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 5

15 years ago
While there is now profile help, it doesn't mention the new profile manager
listing in Tools menu.
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: INVALID → ---

Comment 6

15 years ago
-> invalid

Brant, file a new bug and have it linked to bug 121578
Status: REOPENED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago15 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 7

11 years ago
I looked at the help in Mozilla 1.7.13 vs. Seamonkey 1.0.5, and there was a big problem w/ the help info (it  was all wrong on this topic...)

So this bug was valid, and apparently fixed via bug  206096.
Resolution: INVALID → FIXED

Comment 8

11 years ago
v/fixed - the content was verified in the other bug.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Depends on: 206096
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