Open Bug 1445266 Opened 5 years ago Updated 4 months ago

New Tab page elements are not rendered in High Contrast mode (Windows theme)


(Firefox :: New Tab Page, defect, P3)




Tracking Status
firefox-esr68 --- affected
firefox59 --- wontfix
firefox60 --- wontfix
firefox61 --- affected
firefox75 --- affected
firefox76 --- affected
firefox77 --- affected
firefox84 --- affected
firefox85 --- affected
firefox86 --- affected


(Reporter: cmuresan, Unassigned)



(Keywords: access)


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[Affected versions]:
- Firefox 57 and up

[Affected Platforms]:
- All Windows

- Latest Activity Stream system add-on is available for a clean profile.

[Steps to reproduce]:
1. Go to High Contrast settings in Windows.
2. Choose a different theme. (High Contrast 1, High Contrast 2, High Contrast Black, High Contrast White)
3. Open the browser with the profile from prerequisites.
4. Observe the Search bar, Top Sites, Highlights and Context menu elements.

[Expected result]:
- All the elements of the page are rendered and the high contrast theme is correctly applied.

[Actual result]:
- The Search bar:
    No search icon is visible
    The arrow is not visible in the search button and it has no hover effect.
    Search suggestions have no hover effect.

- Top Sites and Highlights:
    The tiles have no hover effect.
    The context menu button and the options within have no icons.
    The context menu options have no hover effect.
    Section context menu is not visible.
Component: Activity Streams: Newtab → New Tab Page

I can still reproduce this in Firefox Beta 85.0b5 (Build ID: 20210105185604), Firefox Release 84.0.2 (Build ID: 20210105180113), Firefox Nightly 86.0a1 (Build ID: 20210107040715) using Windows 10.

Severity: normal → S3
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