Context menu of new tab button inconsistently shows menuitem "Undo close tab" and other items

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Firefox
Tabbed Browser
11 months ago
8 months ago

People

(Reporter: arni2033, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86_64
Windows 7
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox51 affected, firefox52 wontfix, firefox53 affected, firefox54 affected)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

11 months ago
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STR_1:
1. Open many new tabs to cause overflow in tabs toolbar
2. Right-click on new tab button

STR_2:
1. Open new Firefox window
2. Right-click on new tab button

AR:  STR_2 - context menu shows menuitem "Undo close tab". STR_1 - context menu doesn't show that item
ER:  Some consistency implemented by UX team(?!) Either X or Y:
 X) No "undo close tab" menuitem ever (for new tab button), like it was on good old Firefox 28
 Y) "Undo close tab" should be always displayed in context menu of new tab button

Note:  This also happens with several other menuitems - it becomes obvious during the testing.

This is a regression. Good old Firefox 28 is unaffected (has logical behavior),
Firefox 49 is affected (has illogical behavior described above).
(Reporter)

Updated

11 months ago
No longer blocks: 1277113

Comment 1

10 months ago
Build ID: 20170130030205
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:54.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/54.0

Reproducible on Windows 10 x64bit on the latest Firefox release 51.0.1, on the latest Nightly 54.0a1 and on Nightly 49.0a1.
status-firefox51: --- → affected
status-firefox52: --- → affected
status-firefox53: --- → affected
status-firefox54: --- → affected
Component: Untriaged → Tabbed Browser
OS: Unspecified → Windows 7
Hardware: Unspecified → x86_64
Too late for firefox 52, mass-wontfix.
status-firefox52: affected → wontfix
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