Closed Bug 598937 Opened 11 years ago Closed 10 years ago

On or Off status bar.... Should we have a third option?

Categories

(Firefox :: Preferences, enhancement)

3.6 Branch
x86
Windows 7
enhancement
Not set
normal

Tracking

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RESOLVED FIXED

People

(Reporter: captainparadis, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; fr; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; fr; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10

It would be nice to be able to set the status bar off but make it appear when we hover link. It's the only time that i use the status bar, to see the URL of the link i'm hovering on. I think that many people of the community do that too. So the 3 options for the status bar should be on, off, Appear when hovering link only.

Thats not truly a bug but a great improvement i think !

Reproducible: Always
In Firefox 4.0, links will not be shown in the statusbar anymore, they got moved to the locationbar.
Version: unspecified → 3.6 Branch
The status bar behavior has matched this request for several releases now.  Closing.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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