User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041029 Firefox/1.0RC1 (Debian package 0.99+1.0RC1-1) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041029 Firefox/1.0RC1 (Debian package 0.99+1.0RC1-1) Some notebooks (e.g. my Dell Inspiron 8000) or LCD displays have a strong (or not so strong) directional characteristic. This means that the rather weakly yellow "Mozilla prevented a popup from opening" information bar displayed at the top of the screen (below the tab row) appears *completely* whitish on my screen when viewing it with the normal 90 degree angle. Only if I go towards the 45 degree direction will I see it with an attention-drawing color. Thus I'd like to ask you to use a less problematic coloring here, e.g. going more towards a red coloring or towards a stronger yellow: my notebook doesn't have *any* issues with displaying the quite strongly yellow "o" in the Google main page recognizably, for example, but the popup blocker bar is completely white here (as is the yellowish background coloring of some parts of the very Bugzilla bug page I'm entering now). I thought of filing it as a Minor bug, but OTOH several times I almost (or most likely did?? I won't *know* that one for sure, obviously...) failed to see that it blocked an important popup, so filing as Normal instead (especially since there probably is no easy workaround). Thanks! Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
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This issue still exists in Firefox 1.5b1. Sample images that demonstrate the severity can be found at http://lisas.de/~andi/temp_mozilla/ The URLs used are http://www.faz.net/s/Rub594835B672714A1DB1A121534F010EE1/Doc~EFC1AC076AE3447CDBA85B0A78755F86D~ATpl~Ecommon~Scontent.html and http://220.127.116.11/linux/acx_patches/acx_fw/acx1xx.htm Thanks!
As I don't see a duplicate of this bug, confirming as a valid RFE.
Andreas, do you still see this problem in 3.6?
I'm still using this machine (don't laugh :), and I just checked using Swiftfox 3.6.8, via Youtube. The yellow bar seems to be a bit darker when compared to my original image files, but on this directional screen the weakening effect is still visible. When looking at it from maybe 10cm above the display frame, the yellow background almost vanishes. No such effect when looking sideways (vertical angle behaviour is much worse). I'd still tend towards a slight change. Maybe make the yellow slightly stronger/darker but then go into more orangeish to make up for the loss of brightness? Of course one wouldn't want to distract a users attention during normal use ("I know I don't want this plugin") too much either... Thanks, Andreas Mohr
At the moment the plan is to get rid of it entirely (possibly having other UI) so this will be WONTFIX. :-)