Cookie confirmation dialog box is hard to notice




Networking: Cookies
14 years ago
3 months ago


(Reporter: TT, Unassigned)


(Blocks: 1 bug, {regression})

Mac OS X

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)


(Whiteboard: [necko-would-take])


(1 attachment)



14 years ago
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113

I have enabled "Ask me before storing a cookie". When Mozilla prompts me to
accept or reject a cookie, the dialog box is located in a very hard-to-notice
position.  The dialog box appears just underneath the URL bar.  I'm usually
looking at the center of the Mozilla window when this dialog box appears, and
therefore I don't notice it.  Not only that, but because the dialog box is the
same color as the surrounding area, it takes me too long to move the mouse over
the accept or reject button.

This dialog box should be located in the center of the Mozilla window.  In fact,
that's where it used to be, so I don't know why it's been moved.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:

Comment 1

14 years ago
When did you notice this regression?

Comment 2

14 years ago
sounds like sheets...

Comment 3

14 years ago
I think it started happening with 1.5, or maybe 1.4.  Do you want me to download
the recent releases and try to find the exact version?
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Comment 5

12 years ago
This problem still exists on 1.7.12 on Mac OS X.

Comment 6

12 years ago
-> default owner
Assignee: darin → nobody

Comment 7

11 years ago
screen shot?

Comment 8

11 years ago
Created attachment 263873 [details]
Low-res screen shot exhibiting problem

As you can see, the dialog box is right underneath the title bar.  I think there are other dialog boxes that have this same problem.

Comment 9

11 years ago
FYI, this problem still exists with Seamonkey 1.1.1.

Comment 10

11 years ago
stefan, karsten, do you see this?  bug 34152?
related? bug 136422, bug 277001.
(on windows, the box is positioned in the middle as Timur suggests it should be)
Keywords: regression

Comment 11

11 years ago
Yeah, bug 136422 and 277001 are related. On mac, sheets pops out from underneath the window title bar.


11 years ago
Blocks: 277001
Ever confirmed: true
Whiteboard: [necko-would-take]
Bulk change to priority:
Priority: -- → P5
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