Open Bug 1323972 Opened 4 years ago Updated 2 months ago
History results should not be re-sorted while clicking on items in the list (add a button to refresh)
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; rv:51.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/51.0 Build ID: 20161212025550 Steps to reproduce: Clicked a history item in the sidebar which was sorted by last visit Actual results: They all rearranged Expected results: Should not have rearranged. It's no good saying this is intended, since resorting renders the history bar completely useless. When you want to find an item you've recently visited, you sort the history by last visited, you then need to click down a good number to find the item you're after. But if the items rearrange every tiime you click one, the simple task becomes so aggravating and frustrating it is transformed into a hair-pulling nightmare. What needs to happen is that the history items when you click one should NOT rearrange, but stay fixed. When an item is browsed on the web page, *then* it should rearrange. For extra measure you might want a history item you've recently clicked on the history bar - or the last item clicked there - to be highlighted (perhaps make that a config option) to aid the process of working down a history to find an item; or perhaps also have a toggle button to fix the list temporarily (however I think the initial comments should cover it). Cheers, David
Summary: History Sorts → History should not be sorted
Summary: History should not be sorted → History results should not be re-sorted while clicking on items in the list (add a button to refresh)
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
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