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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040803 Firefox/0.8 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040803 Firefox/0.8 Getting at the usefulness of the "about:config" screen shouldn't require the user, even the advanced user, to remember the exact "about:..." URL to enter. (Can you tell I just spent a while fumbling around for "about:preferences" and "about:prefs" and "about:options" and "about:opts", "about:*" and whatnot?) I suggest putting an option on the Tools:Options:Advanced pane -- maybe call it "Raw Preferences View" or something -- that would bring up the "about:config" screen. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. SMS all your friends asking if they remember what the magic Firefox thing is that brings up all the preferences, because you can't remember "about:config" or find it in any of the menus or in the Tools:Options UI. 2. When none respond, try typing "about:preferences" or the like, since you know it's something like that. 3. Stare pathetically into space as exactly /nothing/ happens when you enter "about:preferences", etc Actual Results: Shame spiral. Crying. Bonghits. Expected Results: I'd have looked in the Tools:Options UI, selected Advanced, seen something like "Raw Preferences View", clicked it, and gotten what is currently accessible only by remembering the magic URL "about:config". Then I would have been happy, and had cake.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 249323 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
sorry for bugspam, long-overdue mass reassign of ancient QA contact bugs, filter on "beltznerLovesGoats" to get rid of this mass change
QA Contact: mconnor → preferences
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