Use Theme button doesn't work




Add-ons Manager
13 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: Quinton Tormanen, Assigned: Ben Goodger (use ben at mozilla dot org for email))


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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10

When I open the Themes manager, select a theme (Qute 2.1.3, Noia (eXtreme) 2.75,
or Lure (0.5.1) for examples), and click the Use Theme button, the "by-line" for
that theme changes to "Restart Firefox to use."  However, I close and restart
Firefox, the theme has not changed.  If I re-open the Themes manager, the theme
I selected to use is selected and it's Use Theme button is disabled, indicating
to me that Firefox thinks that this is the theme it is using.

I should point out that I had been using Firefox 0.9 prior to this version, and
after upgrading, it had disabled some of my themes, so I removed them and
uploaded new versions.  At some point during this process, I was not able to
start Firefox at all, as it popped up with some error message everytime.  I
followed instructions I found somewhere for getting around this, but now I have
this problem.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Firefox.
2. On the Tools menu, click Themes.
3. Select a different theme from the current (e.g. Noia 2.0 (eXtreme) 2.75).
4. Click the Use Theme button.
5. Close Themes.
6. Close Firefox.
7. Re-open Firefox.
8. Shake head in disgust that it STILL didn't work.
9. Re-open Themes (Tools | Themes).
10. Notice that the just-selected theme is selected and the Use Theme button is

Actual Results:  
I believe I've described this in steps #8 and #10.  The theme used in Firefox
matches the Firefox (default) 2.0.

Expected Results:  
It should have used Noia 2.0 (eXtreme) 2.75.  I should point out that I have
tried several themes all with the same results.

Comment 1

13 years ago
Please attach the "chrome.rdf" file which can be found in your profile, the
chrome/ directory.
QA Contact: bugs → bsmedberg

Comment 2

13 years ago
Created attachment 159862 [details]
Requested by

I should point out that I have two chrome folders:

C:\Documents and Settings\Quinton.DELTA\Application

This folder is blank.  The instruction I may have followed were something to do
with this folder; perhaps to delete the file(s) in this folder.

C:\Documents and Settings\Quinton.DELTA\Application

This one includes a chrome.rdf, plus plastikfox_1.3.jar, which is the theme
that I was using with Firefox 0.9.  I did not attach this version.

C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\chrome

This is the folder that I attached the chrome.rdf file from.

Comment 3

13 years ago
Whatever instructions you followed seem to have caused this. Did you run in safe
mode? Plesae try running in safe mode, disabling/uninstalling your extra themes,
and re-installing them.
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
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