Firefox tab bar "new tab" notification does not fit UI/unpleasant look




8 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: achalddave, Unassigned)


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8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:2.0b12pre) Gecko/20110214 Firefox/4.0b12pre
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:2.0b12pre) Gecko/20110214 Firefox/4.0b12pre

The more recent Firefox nightlies added a feature where if you have many tabs open and you open a new tab with ctrl+click on a link, you see a blue notification on the right scroll arrow signifying that a new tab has opened but is not shown. However, this notification in Vista/7 does not fit the user interface; it looks very XP-themed, mainly because of 1) the color and 2) the lack of rounding. 

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open many tabs so that Firefox has a scrolling tab bar.
2. In the leftmost tab, ctrl+click on a link to open it in a new tab.
3. A blue notification appears on the right scroll button.
Actual Results:  
The right scroll bar becomes square blue for a second to notify user.

Expected Results:  
Same results, but a better "look" to the notification.

Comment 1

8 years ago
Created attachment 513314 [details]
Image of notification


8 years ago
Component: TabCandy → Theme
QA Contact: tabcandy → theme
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