User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030817 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1+ Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030817 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1+ Rapidly clicking the 'X' close button to close a number of tabs, serves as a double-click on the tab-bar as well, and thus opens a new tab for every 2 clicks. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open 3 (or more) tabs 2. Rapidly click the close button twice, to close 2 out of 3 tabs Actual Results: After the 2 rapid clicks, the 2 tabs are closed, but an extra tab appears. Expected Results: Just closed 2 tabs, not create a new extra tab. There should only be 1 tab in the end (that is, when you try this with 3 tabs). Happens with every theme. The solution is to exclude the 'X' from the "tab-bar-double-click-region".
Confirmed (Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030817 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1+) Additional thoughts: I find that the double click tab bar thing is annoying when you have as many tabs open as I do (10-20 usually, when I'm surfing forums). I suggest that a new pref (in user.js or maybe in advanced if there is space) is added so that if , 5 prefs (this would be made default) are opened double clicking does not open a new tab. This is mainly because I middle click on tabs too close them, and if I miss and by accident click on the space above I often get a new tab.
I also see this on Linux FireBird 20030817. A fix for bug 187199 would solve this bug, but it doesn't look like such a fix is likely.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows 2000 → All
Hardware: PC → All
*** Bug 217122 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
noririty, can you take a look at this? Seems to be an easy fix proposed in the bug report.
From bug 217122 (duped against this one): b) Alternate click (first left-click then right-click) on close tab button - Closes one tab and opens one new one c) Alternate click on tab bar (empty space) - Opens new tab Alternate click doesn't count as double click, therefore, it shouldn't open a new tab when used in the tab bar. The behaviour on the close tab button should also be fixed so that opening a new tab doesn't function there. Changing summary to reflect this. It seems that this is not so simple to fix.
Assignee: blake → hyatt
Component: General → Toolbars
QA Contact: asa → bugzilla
Summary: Rapidly closing tabs with the 'X' close button, spawns new tabs → Double-clicking/Alternate left-right-clicking on close tab button/tab bar opens new tab
I suspect this related to bug 213228(just guessing, though).
Simon: the stuff involving right-clicks is bug 217560.
Summary: Double-clicking/Alternate left-right-clicking on close tab button/tab bar opens new tab → Double-clicking "close tab" button opens a new tab
This regression was caused by the following checkin: http://bonsai.mozilla.org/cvsquery.cgi?treeid=default&module=all&branch=HEAD&branchtype=match&dir=mozilla%2Ftoolkit%2Fcontent%2Fwidgets%2F&file=tabbox.xml&filetype=match&who=&whotype=match&sortby=Date&hours=2&date=explicit&mindate=08%2F16%2F2003&maxdate=08%2F18%2F2003&cvsroot=%2Fcvsroot http://bonsai.mozilla.org/cvsview2.cgi?diff_mode=context&whitespace_mode=show&subdir=mozilla/toolkit/content/widgets&command=DIFF_FRAMESET&file=tabbox.xml&rev1=1.6&rev2=1.7&root=/cvsroot As part of that checkin to tabbox.xml, pch changed <xul:toolbarbutton ondblclick="event.preventBubble();" class="tabs-closebutton close-button" xbl:inherits="disabled=disableclose,oncommand=onclosetab"/> to <xul:toolbarbutton class="tabs-closebutton close-button" xbl:inherits="disabled=disableclose,oncommand=onclosetab"/> I don't know why pch changed that line. None of the bugs he references in the checkin comment change that line. Maybe he copied the entire file from Seamonkey, missing all changes that had been made to the file since Firebird forked it?
cc'ing pch since this patch reverts a change he made.
noririty checked in my fix (or an identical fix based on his last comment) at 09/01/2003 11:47. And this bug is fixed in today's Firebird build :)
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
verified fixed 2003-11-09
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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