Regression: can't view properties/location of current download

VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 431521

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VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 431521
11 years ago
11 years ago

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(Reporter: quatrixj, Unassigned)

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Description

11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008052906 Firefox/3.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008052906 Firefox/3.0

"New Download Manager: the revised download manager makes it much easier to locate downloaded files, and you can see and search on the name of the website where a file came from."

I *was* able to see the name of the web site where a file came from in Firefox 2 and earlier, but not any more.  There used to be a "Properties" context menu item that showed the URL, but apparently now this information isn't available until a file has finished downloading.  I have completed downloads set to be cleared automatically, so that's no use to me.  Personally, it's more useful to see the URL while the file is still downloading, e.g. if it's coming from a mirror in another country so I can cancel and try a closer one.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download a reasonably large file (one that won't finish too quickly).
2. Right-click the entry in the Download Manager.  There used to be a "Properties" item here.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 431521
Verified dup
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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Updated

11 years ago
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
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