Cannot set font size to 8 from Options-->tab Display (but Advanced window work)

RESOLVED FIXED in Thunderbird 20.0


8 years ago
5 years ago


(Reporter: Aureliano, Assigned: Javi Rueda)


Thunderbird 20.0
Bug Flags:
wanted-thunderbird3 ?

Firefox Tracking Flags

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(2 attachments)



8 years ago

1. menu-->tools-->options... tab Display, buttonf Advanced;
2. set font as in attached screenshot (I think that the font name is irrilevant);
3. close Advanced window and return to Options window: I cannot set font size to 8 and font size not is show

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20091008 Lightning/1.0pre Shredder/3.0pre ID:20091008033625

Comment 1

8 years ago
Created attachment 405419 [details]

Comment 2

8 years ago
...maybe TB suppose always a minum font size not < 9?
Flags: wanted-thunderbird3?

Comment 3

8 years ago
Same on trunk, btw.
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.3a1pre) Gecko/20091020 Shredder/3.1a1pre


5 years ago
OS: Windows XP → All
Version: 3.0 → Trunk

Comment 4

5 years ago
The list items on Display tab were added with

Values for the list items on the font chooser have been always like that since the first merge.

I will ask about :bwinton this via IRC.

Comment 5

5 years ago
I have just contacted by IRC :bwinton and I was told that it will be ok to make both menu lists with a minimum value of 9.

Lines involved that should be changed -AFAIK and at first sight- are and

I am on another bug right now. If this one remains available when I become freed from that one, I could take it myself.

Comment 6

5 years ago
Created attachment 690571 [details] [diff] [review]
patch deleting the "8" font size in advanced window

Last reviewer of fonts.xul file was Mike. If :bwinton is a better try for this, please forward to him.
Assignee: nobody → leofigueres
Attachment #690571 - Flags: review?(mconley)
Comment on attachment 690571 [details] [diff] [review]
patch deleting the "8" font size in advanced window

Looks good to me. Thanks for the patch!
Attachment #690571 - Flags: review?(mconley) → review+

Comment 8

5 years ago
Thank you for the review, Mike :-)
Keywords: checkin-needed
(In reply to Javi Rueda from comment #8)
> Thank you for the review, Mike :-)

Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Keywords: checkin-needed
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Thunderbird 20.0
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