Closed Bug 639794 Opened 11 years ago Closed 10 years ago

Opening a webpage from an external app should hide sidebars and panels


(Firefox for Android Graveyard :: General, defect, P3)



(firefox8 fixed, fennec8+)

Firefox 8
Tracking Status
firefox8 --- fixed
fennec 8+ ---


(Reporter: ioana.chiorean, Assigned: mfinkle)


(Whiteboard: [regression])


(2 files)

Build id : Mozilla/5.0 (Maemo;Linux armv7l;rv:2.0b13pre)Gecko/20110308
Firefox/4.0b13pre Fennec /4.0b6pre
Device: Samsung Galaxy S Captivate
OS: Android 2.1 update 1

Precondition: Fennec is selected as the default browser 

Steps to reproduce:
1. go to the right panel
2. quit fennec by tapping the home button
3. click on a web link on any app of the system

Actual result:
- Fennec show up but with the right panel into view

Expected result: 
- Fennec show up and the main view with the opened url is displayed

- bug 632346 is Verified Fixed
Summary: Opening a new tab should hide the right panel → Opening a webpage from an external app should hide sidebars and panels
Ioana, can you post a screenshot?
Priority: -- → P3
Attached image screenshot
added screenshot.
This issue is still reproducing on:
Build id : Mozilla/5.0 (Android;Linux armv7l;rv:2.2a1pre)Gecko/20110323
Firefox/4.0b13pre Fennec /4.1a1pre
Device: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
OS: Android 2.1 update 1
This is a regression for bug 632346 

It's still reproduces on both builds:

Mozilla /5.0 (Android;Linux armv7l;rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110511 Firefox/6.0a1 Fennec/6.0a1

Mozilla /5.0 (Android;Linux armv7l;rv:5.0a2) Gecko/20110511 Firefox/5.0a2 Fennec/5.0a2
Whiteboard: [regression]
Also the TC in litmus: fails due to this bug 

Build Id: Mozilla /5.0 (Android;Linux armv7l;rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110519 Firefox/6.0a1 Fennec/6.0a1
tracking-fennec: --- → ?
Wes, can we just move the BrowserUI.hidePanel() calls to here:
Assignee: nobody → wjohnston
tracking-fennec: ? → 8+
Attached patch patchSplinter Review
This patch ensures that sidebars, tool panels and autocomplete panels are hidden when opening a new tab (or loading into an existing tab). We try to do the same thing in other places where we start loading content into a new or existing tab.
Assignee: wjohnston → mark.finkle
Attachment #552900 - Flags: review?(mbrubeck)
Attachment #552900 - Flags: review?(mbrubeck) → review+
Closed: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 8
Verified Fixed
Mozilla/5.0 (Android; Linux armv7l; rv:8.0a1) Gecko/20110815 Firefox/8.0a1 Fennec/8.0a1
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