closing minimized windows with multiple tabs open should restore window




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12 years ago
11 years ago


(Reporter: jacob berkman, Unassigned)


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12 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/418 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/417.9.2
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686 (x86_64); en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20060503 Minefield/3.0a1

My Minefield nightly politely told me that it has updated itself, and would like to restart, if i would just care to click the restart button.

Unfortunately, my browser window had multiple tabs open, and was minimized.  It had popped up a dialog asking to confirm that I wanted to close, but didn't restore itself first.

I repeatedly clicked Restart, and then when i finally found my minimized window, i had to navigate a twisty maze of Confirm close dialogs.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  install an old nightly
2.  open multiple tabs
3.  minimize window
4.  wait for the update check to run
5.  click restart
Actual Results:  
apparently nothing (although really firefox popped up a bunch of dialogs which are hidden from me)

Expected Results:  
either firefox restarts, or it restores its window before confirming the close

i'm using metacity 2.12.0 without the gnome taskbar applet.  i suppose maybe that would have blinked or something, i'm not sure.

Comment 1

12 years ago
ACK, the window should pop up so the user can see which tabs are open. 
In Windows (20060503 Minefield), the question box pops up on the top left of the display, the task bar item does not blink.

Comment 2

12 years ago
Johannes in comment #1
> ACK, the window should pop up so the user can see which tabs are open. 

 Johannes are you saying bug should be confirmed?

Comment 3

11 years ago
Long time no windows boot - works in GNOME on 

Comment 4

11 years ago
Windows XP: works, works. Didn't try a nightly though. 
I'll close the bug. If anyone can confirm, please reopen.
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME

Comment 5

11 years ago
Just to clear this out: The desired behavior (which I see) on closing a minimized window with multiple tabs when warn is activated is: Bring the window to the front, with the warning box in the center of the window, having the focus. 
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