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Display "Search messages" in new tab



8 years ago
a year ago


(Reporter: dayslypper, Unassigned)


(Blocks: 1 bug)

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8 years ago
User-Agent:       Opera/9.80 (Windows NT 5.1; U; en) Presto/2.2.15 Version/10.00
Build Identifier: 3.0 beta 3

There are still some windows whose are displayed like new windows in TB 3 Beta 3. They should be displayed as new tab too. Not only reading a massage. I mean:

- Search window
- Compose window

Reproducible: Always

Comment 1

8 years ago
please search before you file a bug

compose in tab : bug 449299

search window: nobody asked it before, but I don't think that all windows should be converted to tabs. There are also non-modal dialogs.

Comment 2

8 years ago
OK, I mean only Compose and Search at this time.

Comment 3

8 years ago
Morphing summary per comment #1 and comment #2: opening compose window in a new tab is bug 449299, so the remaining rfe is opening "search messages" dialogue in a new tab. Which I think is a valid rfe. If we re-arrange the top section of that dialogue, we'll not even loose much vertical space by putting this into a tab.
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: Display truly all windows as new tab → Display "Search messages" in new tab

Comment 4

8 years ago
I would be disappointed if Search Messages were forced into a new tab.
Severity: minor → enhancement


8 years ago
Component: Message Compose Window → Search
QA Contact: message-compose → search

Comment 5

8 years ago
(In reply to comment #4)
> I would be disappointed if Search Messages were forced into a new tab.
...but Wayne is also "actually open to the possibility" if we do it right (bug 258371, comment #12). Perhaps we can make it a pref.

Having "Search messages" in a tab will also work well with the following RFE:
Bug 258371: Advanced "Search Messages" results should have a message preview pane
Depends on: 258371


a year ago
Blocks: 258371
No longer depends on: 258371
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