View Source does not cover all visible area when in Full Screen mode




14 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: jimmers, Unassigned)


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(2 attachments)



14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.2; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.2; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4

For web pages that do not fit on one screen Firefox View Source function does
not cover all visible area when called from Full Screen mode.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Firefox and switch to Full Screen mode
2. Navigate to page that is long enough (scroll bar should appear).
3. Press Ctrl+U. Note view at the bottom of the page.

Expected Results:  
Open Source window in Full Screen too.

Comment 1

14 years ago
Unable to reproduce the bug using Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050523 Firefox/1.0+.

Could you provide an example website for which the problem appears, please :)

Comment 2

14 years ago
Please try this url:

Comment 3

14 years ago
Created attachment 184491 [details]
Screenshot of View Source in Full Screen problem

Comment 4

14 years ago
-> View Source
Component: General → View Source
QA Contact: general → view.source
What do you want, view source in Full Screen mode too ?
Hard to believe I can't find a dupe for this in seamonkey/FF

->enh ?
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511
Comment #1 is missing step 4. Maximize Source window.
I agree, the source window should cover the whole screen.
Is this happening in other OSs?

Comment 7

14 years ago
I think this is probably Windows-only (I can repro on XP)... unless other
operating systems also do the following:

If Auto-Hide for the taskbar is off, the size of a maximized window only goes
down to the top of the taskbar, whether it's visible or hidden behind a
full-screen window.  Turning Auto-Hide on allows View Source to go all the way
to the bottom of the screen.
Created attachment 184857 [details]
Full Screen mode + View Source window in IE

This is how IE handles this issue. When the source window (or any other window)
is selected, the taskbar is shown. I think this is the behavior we should aim
I also found out that the bug can be reproduced with another Firefox browser
window, not necessarily the View Source window.
Steps to reproduce:
1. Open Firefox.
2. Open a new Firefox window (Ctrl + N).
3. Put one of the two windows in Full Screen Mode.
4. Put focus on the other window (using Alt+Tab).
5. Maximize the focused window.

Actual results:
Taskbar doesn't show.

Expected results:
Taskbar shows, as it does when selecting a window from any other application.

Comment 9

14 years ago
I don't quite understand what is failing - it WFM, covers entire screen
including taskbar area, no blank space
XP Deerpark alpha 2 (nightly) Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US;
rv:1.8b4) Gecko/20050715 Firefox/1.0+

those who haven't done so yet, please retry with a nightly build

Comment 10

14 years ago
Didn't realize this was still unco.

Confirming with
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b4) Gecko/20050718

Still occurs -- when the taskbar is not set to auto-hide, Firefox's full-screen
view-source window is just maximized rather than truly full-screen.
Severity: normal → minor
Ever confirmed: true


10 years ago
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
Duplicate of this bug: 706902
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