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support Close All (Command-Alt-W) on OS X

NEW
Unassigned

Status

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Firefox
Shell Integration
P5
enhancement
9 years ago
9 years ago

People

(Reporter: Andrew Garber, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
Future
PowerPC
Mac OS X
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.0.1) Gecko/2008070206 Firefox/3.0.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.0.1) Gecko/2008070206 Firefox/3.0.1

Under Mac OS X, pressed Command-Alt-W should close all of an applications windows (the same as Alt-clicking any window's close button). Firefox does not respond to Command-Alt-W.



Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open 2 or more windows (and not just browser windows).
2. Press Command-Alt-W
Actual Results:  
A system alert sound is produced, indicating that the keyboard shortcut is not supported by the application.

Expected Results:  
All open windows (including Downloads, Error Console, etc.) should close.

See "Keyboard Shortcuts Quick Reference" in Apple's Human Interface Guidlines for reference:

http://developer.apple.com/documentation/UserExperience/Conceptual/AppleHIGuidelines/XHIGKeyboardShortcuts/chapter_950_section_1.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40002725-CHDIGFBH
(Reporter)

Updated

9 years ago
Version: unspecified → 3.0 Branch

Comment 1

9 years ago
The developer page you quote is a guideline and is not mandatory but recommended. I think it is simply not implemented in FF as for today, see the list of shortcuts : http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Keyboard+shortcuts
I'm new to testing here but I would suggest modifying the bug to NEW for Enhancement.
(Reporter)

Comment 2

9 years ago
Okay, I changed the severity to "enhancement". Given that this keyboard shortcut is supported by the vast majority of quality applications on Mac OS X, I think it's important that FF support it as well.
Severity: normal → enhancement

Comment 3

9 years ago
I think this is a reasonable request (happens on trunk too). 
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Version: 3.0 Branch → Trunk

Updated

9 years ago
Priority: -- → P5
Summary: standard Mac OS X Command-Alt-W keyboard behaviour is not observed → support Close All (Command-Alt-W) on OS X
Target Milestone: --- → Future
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