User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; fr-FR; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040910 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041026 Firefox/1.0RC1 Under Windows XP when Firefox is registered as the default browser you have the ability to display the Options page directly from the start menu by right clicking on the internet icon. When you access the Options page this way you can't set the default character encoding. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Setup Firefox as the default browser : the "Internet" start menu icon is now "Mozilla Firefox" 2. Right click on this icon and select "Firefox Options" 3. The "Options" window pops : hit the "Languages..." button in the "Languages" section Actual Results: A tiny "Languages and Character Encoding" window pops with no item to choose in the "Default Character Encoding:" list. Expected Results: Display some character encodings to choose from. Workaround : access the "Options" window by choosing "Tools / Options..." in the Firefox menubar instead of using the start menu "<right-click> / Firefox Options" shortcut.
Created attachment 163833 [details] ...the Languages and Character Encoding window appears this way. A tiny window (fortunately it can be resized) with no options to choose from in the "Default Character Encoding:" list.
Tested today with Firefox 1.0 : same results.
confirmed on 1.0.3 as well.
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Tested today with : Firefox version 1.0.7 Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; fr-FR; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050919 Firefox/1.0.7 I can't check if the bug is still there because when you right click on the firefox icon on the start menu then select "Firefox Options" from the context menu you don't access the options dialog anymore : it launches the whole browser. Firefox version 1.5 Beta 1 Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b4) Gecko/20050908 Firefox/1.4 Works OK. The "Default Character Encoding:" list is not empty.
worksforme per comment 6
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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