User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 Some websites open control panels in new windows that are supposed to allow the user to send data back to the page that opened them. For example, in phpMyAdmin, the user can open a Query window that presents a form to enter a MySQL query. When the user presses go to execute the query, the results are displayed not in the popup, but in the original window. This feature breaks when the original window is a tab which is out of focus. Attempting to use a window like this when the tab that spawned it is not currently selected will cause the panel to open a new window to display the results. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: Assumes links that open in new windows are being allowed to open in new windows, not new tabs. 1. Open a recent copy of phpMyAdmin. This was tested with 2.6.1-pl3. Any later version should work. 2. Once logged in, click on the SQL button above the database selection box. A new query window will open. 3. Enter a query. The result (or error message, as the case may be) will display in the original window. 4. Open a new tab in the main phpMyAdmin window. Make sure it is selected and browse to the page of your choice. 5. Switch to the SQL window, making sure the MyAdmin tab is still behind the other new tab. 6. Run a query. The result/error will appear in a new window. Actual Results: The result of the query appeared in a new window, so I now had 3 windows open: The SQL panel, A new window with the results, and the original window, containing a tab open to MyAdmin. Expected Results: No new window should have been open. The browser should have moved to the original window, brought the MyAdmin tab to the foreground, and displayed the results there.
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This bug still exists as is described. I just reproduced it. It can be confirmed quickly.
> The result of the query appeared in a new window If a target name is provided, then it will do that. If the code instead refers to the opener reserved keyword, then the code should execute as intended. Without the ability to examine the code of a page which shows the bug/buggy behavior, there is nothing we can do. I can not execute your steps to reproduce as provided. I would be willing to confirm your bug but, as it is, I can not. Can you upload a reduced testcase?
Reporter, please try the following steps: 1- Load this bugfile's url in a tab 2- Load the page http://www.gtalbot.org/BugzillaSection/FramesetMetaTestCase.html in another tab 3- Click the "Create popup with form" button 4- Type in some bogus text into the 2 text input controls for user name and address 5- Switch to the first tab (as defined in stept 1-) of the previous (opener) window, which is this bugfile, to give it focus. 6- Now switch back to the "Popup window" and click the "Submit data back..." button. Actual results in Firefox 18.104.22.168 rv:22.214.171.124 build 20060111: The data is submitted into the correct, proper tab. The tab with FramesetMetaTestCase.html can not and will not be brought back into focus though. There is no content-script command which will achieve that. Resolving as WORKSFORME