clicking on any of the Task bar menus do not work in any window besides browser

VERIFIED FIXED in M14

Status

P3
normal
VERIFIED FIXED
19 years ago
14 years ago

People

(Reporter: dougt, Assigned: mcafee)

Tracking

({crash})

Trunk
crash

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: [PDT+])

(Reporter)

Description

19 years ago
If I click on any of the pop menus at the botton of the chrome, nothing happens.
 These buttons include "Channels", "Tools", "Business", "Free Time", "Shopping".
 However, the "Go To Window" works.

If I do the same thing in a navigator windows, it works.  Should these be
disabled in the MailNews front end?
(Reporter)

Comment 1

19 years ago
making beta1.  This is annoying and should be fixed.
Keywords: beta1

Updated

19 years ago
QA Contact: lchiang → nbaca
Summary: clicking on any of the pop menus do now work → clicking on any of the popup menus do not work in Mail window

Comment 2

19 years ago
worksforme using today's build
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Summary: clicking on any of the popup menus do not work in Mail window → clicking on any of the Task bar menus do not work in Mail window

Comment 3

19 years ago
Phil - it doesn't work for me in today's build (commercial).  I'll see if I can 
pinpoint. Here is what I do:

1) Browser window open
2) Mail window open
3) In Mail window, I chose Free Time | Movies
4) In browser window, page for movies is not loaded

Comment 4

19 years ago
and it doesn't work when the browser window is not open either.

Using win32 build 2000-02-28-09

I have to reopen this.
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: WORKSFORME → ---

Comment 5

19 years ago
Oh, I see. I misinterpreted "nothing happens" to mean "menu doesn't pop up" when
the right interpretation is "menu pops up, but selecting a menu item does
nothing". I do see that behavior too.

Paul, can you look at this?
Assignee: phil → hangas
Status: REOPENED → NEW

Comment 6

19 years ago
The problem here is that a file called taskbarOverlay.xul can only work from the 
browser window.  It needs to function like the other global overlays and be 
written to work in any window.  Instead of calling:
oncommand="window.content.location.href='http://home.netscape.com/taskbar/6_0b1/
chan1.html'"
it should call something like:
oncommand="openTopWin('http://home.netscape.com/taskbar/6_0b1/chan1.html')"
this way when the taskbar is not located in the browser window it will open the 
frontmost browser window and display the URL there.  This issue is cross platform 
and fails in every main window except the browser.  Changing platform to All, and 
sending to mcafee in the hope that he is given permission to check this in for 
beta1.  Please send back to me if you are unable to get this done for beta1.
OS: other → All
Hardware: PC → All

Comment 7

19 years ago
Sending to mcafee since he seems to have created the taskbarOverlay.xul file.
Assignee: hangas → mcafee

Comment 8

19 years ago
This is worse from the Composer window.

If I choose any of the items from this task bar area in the Composer window, 
I'll crash with a "Pure Virtual Function Call" (on Win32).  cc: sujay since this 
is in the composer window as well.
Keywords: crash
Summary: clicking on any of the Task bar menus do not work in Mail window → clicking on any of the Task bar menus do not work in any window besides browser

Comment 9

19 years ago
[PDT+] for beta1
Whiteboard: [PDT+]
(Assignee)

Comment 10

19 years ago
hangas is right on the money, I know how to fix this.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: M14
(Assignee)

Comment 11

19 years ago
fixed, hangas's suggestion worked great!

Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 19 years ago19 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED

Comment 12

19 years ago
Build 2000-02-29-08M15: NT4, Linux 6.0, Mac 8.5.1
Verified Fixed, now that the Taskbar menus are appearing.  

There are other problems that will be logged in seperate bugs.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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