User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.21; Mac_PowerPC) Build Identifier: http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.1/mozilla-macosX-1.1.smi.bin Mac OS X 10.2, Pismo, Mozilla 1.1, All windows opened in Mozilla are tiny, just a line, you can drag them, close them (command-W) but that's it. A screen shot can be seen at (http://n.ethz.ch/students/hamarkus/mozilla_window_bug.jpg) This first happened when visiting the following URL (accessed from a bookmark) http://126.96.36.199/direct/ ecoute.htm , I accessed this webpage before (that's how I bookmarked it), but that may have been with an earlier version of Mozilla (or Mac OS), I don't know. I tried reinstalling, to no avail. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Start Mozilla (since Mozilla opens a new window upon start-up, that's it) 2. 3. Actual Results: A tiny window, or rather a line representing the window appears, see http://n.ethz.ch/students/hamarkus/ mozilla_window_bug.jpg
Note that the correct screenshot link is: http://n.ethz.ch/student/hamarkus/mozilla_window_bug.jpg The referenced website includes script to reposition the window: window.moveTo(650, 0) Is this what caused the problem?
Markus, can you reproduce this problem using another Mozilla user profile?
Severity: blocker → major
I had this problem on Win2k once. I uninstalled, deleted the Mozilla.org folder and cleaned up the registry. An install of the 1.1 release worked fine after that.
Creating a new user 'solves' the problem. I copied, bookmarks.html, cookies.txt, cookperm.txt, Netscape Preferences, prefs.bak and prefs.js over to the new user folder in Library to get the bookmarks, the toolbar, the preferences and the cookies from the 'old' user. Everything works fine for the new user (although the saved passwords were lost). But the old user still has the same problem.
Bug 167663, bug 166519, bug 167545, and bug 166963 all seem to be the same problem (window shrinks to an extremely small size under OS X 10.2). Arbitrarily marking the last three as duplicates of the first one. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 167663 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
﻿The bug 'happened' again, with the same web page as the first time, although I visited this web page several times inbetween without having any problems. Creating a new profile solved it. Tracking all files in the user profile folder, I found out that the file 'localstore.rdf' is the culprit. Copying the file from a affected user profile to a new one, made the new profile have the same problems. Taking a fresh 'localstore.rdf' from a new profile and replacing with it the corresponding file in an affected user profile fixed the problem in the affected profile. Unfortunately, I accidentily deleted the corrupted localstore.rdf file. And, I cannot reproduce Bug on my computer.
localstore.rdf is the file that (IIRC) stores persisted window sizes/positions, which would explain why replacing it fixes the problem. If you cannot reproduce bug 167663, we could reopen this one, but if you can't reproduce this one either, we'll just have to close this one as WORKSFORME. There doesn't seem to be much point, so leaving it duplicated to bug 167663 for now.
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