Form manager cannot be called from many windows

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

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Toolkit
Form Manager
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enhancement
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
10 years ago

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x86
Windows 2000
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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20030925
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20030925

The form manager needs to be accessible in other ways besides Edit > Fill in
form. A right click would be sensible.  Many sites provide users with pop-up
windows that require form data.  Often, the form manager has the data, but the
user has no menu bar to click on.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
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Comment 1

14 years ago
Dupe of Bug 135750
You might be interested in bug 143881.
Side note Bug 143881 Comment 5 says you can double click a single input in a
form and fill it in.
(Reporter)

Comment 2

14 years ago
Bug 143881 deals with a similar issue (indeed a comment in it points out this
particular problem.) Fixing one would fix both.

Unlike 143881, which seeks a better or more intuitive way to fill in forms, this
refers to a case where there is no other way to do it.

Bug 143881 Comment 5 refers to double clicking which will, unlike the Fill In
Form menu item, prefill a single form field with a single value, even when
multiple values for that field are saved.  Often this will result in no way of
prefilling a field if the default value for double click is not the desired
value, even if the Form Manager has saved the desired value.

While not quite a duplicate, perhaps these should be consolidated. 
Assignee: dveditz → nobody
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED

Updated

10 years ago
Component: Form Manager → Form Manager
Product: Core → Toolkit
QA Contact: form.manager
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