In order to change my preferences, I have to open the full browser window and then pick from the drop-downs. I'd like to be able to right-click the tray icon and see an option for that.
-> ui design for a decision...
Assignee: ben → mpt
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Preferences → User Interface Design
Ever confirmed: true
QA Contact: sairuh → zach
uid is being phased out.
Assignee: mpt → law
Component: User Interface Design → QuickLaunch (AKA turbo mode)
QA Contact: zach → gbush
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
*** Bug 212253 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Why has this been marked as a "WONTFIX"? The preferences are used in all the other apps... how difficult can it be to add it to this one?
They're getting rid of quicklaunch.
Is there an intended replacement to quicklaunch? or is this due to each app being separate?
the intended replacement is simply that each (separate) app launches quickly without assistance from being pre-loaded.
I didn't think quicklaunch made much difference on performance... but I have always liked the fact that I can launch the apps from a single menu. Maybe a taskbar item could be created and that installed apps add (and remove) themselves on the menu list (maybe via Registry on MSWin). Comments? Are the preferences still going to be consistent over each app or are each going to be a completely separate entity?
There are already Windows utilities that allow you to create a tray icon and hook up various apps to it. What does this have to do with preference consistency? There may be some project down the road to preload the GRE.
If the preferences were consistent for all apps (i.e. one preference dialog manages all registered components - as they do now with calander and other xpi modules) then it could be managed under the new "quicklaunch". Could you explain the GRE? I couldn't find any project by that name... but have seen it referenced in places.
Component: QuickLaunch (AKA turbo mode) → QuickLaunch (AKA turbo mode)
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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