User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/20060111 Firefox/220.127.116.11 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/20060111 Firefox/22.214.171.124 currentyly, users are stuck with a maximum of 15 entries in their history dropdown lists when they click the forward or back buttons. this should be configurable with a pref. it looks like this might be hardcoded as MAX_HISTORY_MENU_ITEMS at either http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/browser/base/content/browser.js#64 or http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/xpfe/browser/resources/content/sessionHistoryUI.js#41 Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce:
Why should it be configurable? What would that add to the product?
Not asked to me :) but the advantage of the Go-menu is that it displays also the history of the previous session. After closing a tab or after a browser restart the session history under the Back and Forward button is gone but it is still displayed in the Go-menu. So after reading the news on your homepage after a restart, you go back to the things you did before closing the browser. Even a history sidebar can't replace this function.
That's totally unrelated to this bug.
yep.. dupe of 287277. i seem to be really bad at searching for existing bugs before reporting them :( *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 287277 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Component: History → Bookmarks & History
QA Contact: history → bookmarks
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