Master Password dialog is non-modal; clicking on main 3-pane mail interface does not raise Master Password dialog



Mail Window Front End
13 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Mike McGranahan, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)


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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0

Very often, when I start Thunderbird, I will switch to another application while
it is loading, and when if I click the main 3-pane window to return the focus to
Thunderbird, the 3-pane window slometimes covers the Master Password dialog. 
The 3-pane window is unresponsive at this point, with no indication of how to
proceed.  Going to Window->Prompt, using Expose, or moving the main window
allows access to the Master Password dialog.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Thunderbird (master password must have been set)
2. Click the main window to obscure the Master Password dialog
Actual Results:  
Master password dialog is obscured, with no indication of how to proceed in the
main window

Expected Results:  
Master Password dialog is not obscured, or is raised upon interaction with the
main window.

Comment 1

13 years ago
(In reply to comment #0)
> Reproducible: Always

actually this does not happen every time thudnerbird starts, but perhaps 1 in 5
times.  the last 5 times i opened thunderbird, the master password dialog was
modal. i cannot determine what makes the original master password dialog appear
modal or non-modal.
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