Closed Bug 352001 Opened 16 years ago Closed 15 years ago

Hard to tell which category is active in the Error Console

Categories

(Firefox :: General, defect)

x86
Linux
defect
Not set
normal

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 254002

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(Reporter: marcoos, Unassigned)

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The icons from the new time are almost the same for the active and inactive state, making it almost impossible to know which category (All, Errors, Warnings, Messages) is currently chosen.

If we're not going to change the icons, the solution may be to make each button look "pressed" when the category is selected (like in SeaMonkey/Modern).
screenshot from the latest Firefox tinderbox build with SeaMonkey for comparison.
This happens on Linux. It's OK on Windows Vista.

Updating the OS field accordingly.
OS: All → Linux
As there apparently is no implementation of a permanently pressed button in the Gtk version (compare "This is another toolbar" here: http://www.hevanet.com/acorbin/xul/top.xul between Win and Gtk), there is no elegant solution for this, that could get in for 2.0.

The possible solutions for 2.0 would be:

1) better differentiation of the icons (maybe destaurate the inactive ones?)

2) add some craptastic CSS to console.css - for Linux only, like this:

toolbar#ToolbarMode toolbarbutton[checked="true"] {
    -moz-appearance: none !important;
    outline: 1px solid inset !important;
}

3) make tabs out of these 4 buttons 
Solution #2 looks like this.

Kinda crappy, but at least you know what you're viewing there.
Depends on: 254002
The best solution would be to fix bug 254002 which already has a patch for <toolbarbutton type="radio" /> with GTK.
After giving it some thought, this bug is in fact a dupe of 254002, resolving as such, sorry for the bugspam. :)


*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 254002 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 15 years ago
No longer depends on: 254002
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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