user interface problems on second monitor, especially hover



Account Manager
14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: Dragan Espenschied, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)


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14 years ago
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031205 Thunderbird/0.4

I have two monitors, where the second monitor is stapled on top of the first, so 
it has NEGATIVE y coordinates. In Thunderbird, when i put any window on the 
second monitor with negative coordinates, hover effects in the interface do not 
work properly. Context menus on right click highlight the hovered item only for 
a fraction of a second before going back to un-highlighted mode. Toolbar buttons 
do the same. Links hovered in a mail message will only be displayed shortly in 
the status bar before they vanish again.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set up multi-monitor configuration so one monitor has negative coordinates
2. Move Thunderbird windows to this monitor
3. Hover around and see what happens

Actual Results:  
Hovered menus, toolbars and links lose their hovering look after a fraction of a 
second, but actually work when clicked on.

Expected Results:  
Leave widgets in hovered look until the mouse pointer leaves them.


14 years ago
Component: General → Account Manager
Product: Firebird → Thunderbird


14 years ago
Assignee: blake → mscott

Comment 1

14 years ago
I have reproduced this bug on a two monitor system, with the second monitor on
the left of the first. My OS is WindowsXP, but it happens the exact same.
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