I can't close Mozilla Help without closing Mozilla since when the Help window opens the toolbar (Print button) and any buttons to close the window are hidden under the Mac OS X menu bar. I am using 800x600 screen resolution.
WorksForMe using FizzillaCFM/2002041712 (RC1). The Help window opens entirely within the screen boundaries. Joel, can you still reproduce this problem using a current build?
I'm seeing this bug too, on maybe half my attempts to open Mozilla Help in 800x600. Still happening with yesterday's builds, both trunk and 1.0.0 branch. (Screenshot coming.) I'd guess it also happens on other platforms, but doesn't get noticed because only on OS X do you *need* the title bar to grab, move or resize the window. A workaround is to change to 1024x768 and back. But apart from that, as Joel says, there is no other way out than to quit Mozilla. When Help is the only open window, you can't even open another from the menus. I'd suggest upping the severity, as I imagine 1.0 will attract quite a few newcomers who will *need* a functional help system.
Created attachment 82912 [details] screenshot One way to pretty reliably reproduce this bug (100% success this morning) is to: 1. Set resolution to 800x600; launch Mozilla; choose Help > Help Contents; 2. Change resolution to 1024x768; Resize the Help window to be very tall and thin; Quit Mozilla; 3. Repeat step 1; (Help now opens with its title bar off screen.) A contrived procedure admittedly, but the point is that
Created attachment 82914 [details] screenshot One way to pretty reliably reproduce this bug (100% success this morning) is to: 1. Set resolution to 800x600; Launch Mozilla; Choose Help > Help Contents; 2. Change resolution to 1024x768; Resize the Help window to be very tall and thin; Quit Mozilla; 3. Repeat step 1: Help now opens out of range. (A contrived procedure admittedly, but the point is that no window should ever open with its title bar off screen.)
(Sorry for the repeat comment - there is, obviously, a keyboard shortcut for "submit" that I wasn't aware of.)
Confirmed, though I didn't have to relaunch Mozilla. Simply decreasing resolution to 800 by 600, launching Mozilla, then spawning Help was enough to create a window too large for the scren.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Assignee: oeschger → jaggernaut
Component: Help → XP Toolkit/Widgets
QA Contact: tpreston → jrgm
Summary: Top of Help window is under the menu bar → Top of Help window is under the menu bar (doesn't resize if larger than screen)
still see this?
I've tried this with a seamonkey trunk build a couple of times now. First, I doubt that this was/is restricted to the help window. But I think we can close this as wfm. While it's certainly possible to open a window larger than the screen if you play with the screen resolution, it looks like the titlebar newer spawns outside/under the menubar. That is, it seems impossible to make a window resize "upwards" under the menubar.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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