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About Mozilla Firefox dialog should be centered on the application window, not the primary screen

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

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trivial
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
10 years ago
8 years ago

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(Reporter: c1065115, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01])

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Description

10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.8) Gecko/2009032711 Ubuntu/8.10 (intrepid) Firefox/3.0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.8) Gecko/2009032711 Ubuntu/8.10 (intrepid) Firefox/3.0.8

IMHO. the Help -> About Mozilla Firefox dialog should be displayed centered on the firefox application window from which it was called, and not centered on the primary screen (multi screen configuration). Especially weird if you have more than two screens and have to search where the dialog was opened.

Reproducible: Always
(Reporter)

Comment 1

10 years ago
Actually, all dialogs Firefox display show this behavior!

e.g. it's a problem in the following scenario: two displays (side by side), Firefox is displayed on the secondary screen
1) you load a website
2) you wonder why the site doesn't gets loaded
3) reason: a confirm cookie setting dialog was displayed centered on the primary display, out of your focus and concentration and therefore hard to notice.

IMHO, information for the user should be displayed at a position he expects it. And that is the application window he triggered an action.
(Reporter)

Updated

10 years ago
OS: Linux → All
This is a mass search for bugs which are in the Firefox General component, are
UNCO, have not been changed for 500 days and have an unspecified version. 

Reporter, can you please update to Firefox 3.6.10 or later, create a fresh profile, http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/managing+profiles, and test again. If you still see the issue, please update this bug. If the issue is gone, please set the status to RESOLVED > WORKSFORME.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01]
No reply from reporter, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.12 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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