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Run in a browser tab (misc issues)

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12 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: Alex Vanderpol, Assigned: Robert Ginda)


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12 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060426 Firefox/
Build Identifier: Chatzilla 0.9.73 [Firefox]

the chat output window does not show up correctly when chatzilla is used in the browser in a tab.  the user list pane, the tab strip above the input box, and the input box all show up fine, but the chat output doesn't show up at all, or might be showing up as a very thin stripe along the top of the window.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start up Firefox
2. Enter chrome://chatzilla/content/chatzilla.xul into the address bar (this will run Chatzilla in the browser window)
3. Look for where the chat output should be.

Actual Results:  
The chat output pane seems to be missing when the program is run in a browser tab.

Expected Results:  
The chat output pane should show up properly just like everything else, similar to what it runs like when it's run outside of the browser

Comment 1

12 years ago
This was never supported, even if it did work (mostly) in Firefox 1.0. We'll keep this bug as an RFE (request for enhancement) to add proper support as and when people have the time.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: PC → All
Summary: chat output window does not show up when chatzilla used in browser window → Run in a browser tab (chat output window does not show up)
Version: unspecified → Trunk
Depends on: 370760
I heard a funky issue I hadn't heard of before today: the copypaste handler we use grabs copypastes across the board. IE, even if you're in a different tab it will get called, which means we're basically stealing all pastes until we close or the multiline input box is used (apparently). Sigh.
Summary: Run in a browser tab (chat output window does not show up) → Run in a browser tab (misc issues)
Depends on: 410948


8 years ago
Depends on: 500944


8 years ago
Depends on: 514919


8 years ago
QA Contact: samuel → chatzilla
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