Tooltips not visible on chrome mode

UNCONFIRMED
Unassigned

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Core
XUL
UNCONFIRMED
2 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: tilak.choudhri, Unassigned)

Tracking

37 Branch
x86_64
Linux
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Firefox Tracking Flags

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Details

(Whiteboard: btpp-followup-2016-04-29)

(Reporter)

Description

2 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/49.0.2623.112 Safari/537.36

Steps to reproduce:

Command Line : firefox -chrome <URL>


Actual results:

Firefox is launched in the chrome mode, but I am not able to view the HTML tooltips. Same tooltips are visible when I open firefox from UI.


Expected results:

Tooltips should be displayed
(Reporter)

Updated

2 years ago
OS: Unspecified → Linux
Hardware: Unspecified → x86_64

Updated

2 years ago
Component: Untriaged → XUL

Comment 1

2 years ago
Is this an html file being opened via a chrome argument? You won't get any UI at all that way.
(Reporter)

Comment 2

2 years ago
Yes, the URL points to an angular app. I am able to perform any interactions. Only tooltips are not visible.
(Reporter)

Comment 3

2 years ago
Any further update or workaround?
Neil may have a workaround but this seems like expected behaviour.
Flags: needinfo?(enndeakin)
Whiteboard: btpp-followup-2016-04-29
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Comment 5

2 years ago
So, you are saying that tooltips wont be available on the chrome mode? Can you also point me to a list of limitations of the chrome mode. That would really help.
Thanks!

Comment 6

2 years ago
The -chrome flag is used to load a top-level xul document/application. We don't have any special support for html documents loaded in this manner. Things supplied by the XUL UI layer such as tooltips and menus aren't going to exist or work. It also won't apply certain security checks that would normally apply to a loaded web page.

If you could explain what your actual goal here is I might be able to point you in to more specific help.
Flags: needinfo?(enndeakin)
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Comment 7

2 years ago
Thanks for the inputs. Basically I have a complex application which consist of HTML (new changes) and JAVA UI (OLD).

I am using window manager in linux to create a desktop view so that the user interface looks similar.

I place the JAVA and HTML windows on the desktop to get a look and feel of running a single app. The JAVA UI and HTML communicate thru a rest interface. We have to make it work unless we have everything converted to HTML.
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Comment 8

2 years ago
Any workaround or fix?
Flags: needinfo?(enndeakin)
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Comment 9

2 years ago
My main goal is to open firefox without the header, address bar, toolbar etc...
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Comment 10

2 years ago
Any way to open firefox without its chrome?
(Reporter)

Comment 11

2 years ago
Any update on how to open firefox without its chrome?

Comment 12

2 years ago
Sorry, I don't know if there is a way to do this that works in any real way.

You would be better to ask in one of the Mozilla mailing lists/newsgroups:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/about/forums
Flags: needinfo?(enndeakin)
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