Open Bug 1383003 Opened 2 years ago Updated 2 years ago

Enable resizing menus and context menus when accessed through touch in Windows 8 and Linux


(Firefox :: Theme, enhancement, P3)





(Reporter: johannh, Unassigned)


(Blocks 1 open bug)


(Whiteboard: [reserve-photon-visual])

On Windows 10 we automatically increase the size of menu elements when they were accessed through touch events, emulating native behavior. Since Win 8 and Linux are also used on devices with touch screens, we should try enabling it for these platforms as well.

Quoting Philipp from bug 1364896 comment 27:

> (In reply to Johann Hofmann [:johannh] from comment #9)
> > (In reply to Dão Gottwald [::dao] from comment #8)
> > > Why is this limited to Windows 10?
> > 
> > I think this behavior (resizing the context menu on touch) is only natively
> > happening on Win 10, though I could be wrong. We could extend it to Win 8
> > (or Linux)? Philipp, do you have a suggestion on where we should enable this?
> If we can (easily) enable it on Win 8 and Linux as well, then I think we
> should do it. But Win10 is by far the most high-value target and we don't
> need to jump through any extra hoops right now to get it enabled on other
> platforms (esp. Win8)
Flags: qe-verify+
Priority: -- → P3
QA Contact: brindusa.tot
Whiteboard: [photon-visual][triage] → [reserve-photon-visual]
Definately low-priority if this needs extra platform work. But even if not, probably still low priority. Especially wrt touch on Linux.
I'm optimistic this wouldn't need extra platform work, I just didn't want to block bug 1364896 on doing the work just to find out that it does :)
Priority: P3 → P4
Priority: P4 → P3
Blocks: fx-touch
No longer blocks: photon-touch
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