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our tabs look great on XP but don't fit as well with Windows 7 and aero

VERIFIED FIXED

Status

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Firefox
Theme
VERIFIED FIXED
8 years ago
5 years ago

People

(Reporter: asa, Unassigned)

Tracking

({uiwanted})

Trunk
x86
Windows 7
uiwanted
Points:
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Description

8 years ago
Created attachment 482694 [details]
tabs look better flatter and taller on win7 aero.

I think we should flatten our tabs some because right now they sort of buckle up off the otherwise mostly flat aero glass world of Windows 7.  It looks great on XP but doesn't fit in as well on 7.  Also, the tab strip is a super short toolbar compared to most other Win7 toolbras (including our other toolbars) yet tabs are a really heavily used. I propose we make them somewhat taller but not quite as tall as IE7's. Flatter, taller, glassier.

Updated

8 years ago
Blocks: 544820
Keywords: uiwanted
I was pretty sure you filed something like this before, Asa, or maybe just wrote Stephen an email, and he said that it wasn't going to be changed at this point.

Stephen: can you confirm? You should feel free to resolve this as WONTFIX, or if you think we should do it sometime after Firefox 4, mark it as future and perhaps remove it from blocking bug 544820
(In reply to comment #1)
> Stephen: can you confirm? You should feel free to resolve this as WONTFIX, or
> if you think we should do it sometime after Firefox 4, mark it as future and
> perhaps remove it from blocking bug 544820

This is something I plan to revisit post-Firefox 4 so setting to future.
No longer blocks: 544820
Target Milestone: --- → Future
(The "Future" target milestone tends to never be reset even if the originally intended milestone is reached or passed. No milestone at all is less confusing.)
Target Milestone: Future → ---

Updated

8 years ago
Depends on: 570279
(Reporter)

Comment 4

8 years ago
I'm calling this fixed by Frank's changes in bug 638526

w00t!
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED

Comment 5

7 years ago
Verified fixed on Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:2.2a1pre) Gecko/20110404 Firefox/4.2a1pre
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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