Open Bug 645295 Opened 13 years ago Updated 1 year ago

Make the browser titlebar a toolbar even when the Firefox button is hidden


(Firefox :: Toolbars and Customization, enhancement)

Windows Vista





(Reporter: will.pittenger1+mozbugzilla, Unassigned)


(Keywords: dupeme)

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; WOW64; rv:2.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; WOW64; rv:2.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0

The idea is that you could put the menus and other controls up there even if the user prefers the old fashioned layouts like I do.  Users would use a splitter to reserve a section of the titlebar for the title.  As an option, let users put the tabs on the titlebar.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Show the menu bar.
2.Can you move controls onto the titlebar?
Actual Results:  
Users can't control what is on the titlebar other than the title itself when the menubar is shown.

Expected Results:  
Users may start seeing the titlebar as just another toolbar since 4.0 by default shows tabs on the titlebar.

I know this might be platform dependent.  But most of that platform dependent code has been written for the Firefox button.
Whiteboard: [dupeme]
Bad idea imo. Don't disturb the user. You can already add button next to the "File", "Edit" menus. It should be more than enough for you to place all the buttons you need.
I was talking about moving the menu bar higher.  I already move buttons onto the "menu bar".
It is similar, but not the same.  I don't use tabs on top.  Without that I have no way to see the title of the current tab on my task bar.  That is why I suggested that a splitter be used to reserve space for the title.
I tried it.  I would have kept using it if it hadn't proved to buggy to bother with.
Severity: normal → S3
Keywords: dupeme
Whiteboard: [dupeme]
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