Open Bug 649671 Opened 12 years ago Updated 6 years ago
.tabs .animate should be respected by tab close-resize & drag animations
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110413 Firefox/6.0a1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110413 Firefox/6.0a1 See the following steps. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Set browser.tabs.animate to false in about:config 2. Open enough tabs and close some except two or three 3. Move mouse off the tab bar Actual Results: The remaining tabs grow with animation Expected Results: The animation should not happen
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: browser.tabs.animate should be respected in bug 465086 → browser.tabs.animate should be respected when closing tabs and move mouse out of the toolbar afterward
While I didn't think that supporting a mode like browser.tabs.animate = false was necessary, since we have that value available, we implicitly claim support for it, so I will fix this.
Assignee: nobody → fryn
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Depends on: 455694
Summary: browser.tabs.animate should be respected when closing tabs and move mouse out of the toolbar afterward → browser.tabs.animate should be respected by tab close-resize & drag animations
On Nightly 8.0a1 (2011-08-16) opening tabs when there are enough to scroll left/right also ignores this preference - whether you click the + button or press Ctrl+T. Same bug or file a separate one?
Same one apparently :) In addition to opening new tabs, scrolling through them (using either the arrows at the edges or the ctrl-pgup/pgdown keys) is also broken. (7.0 release)
I think the preference you all are looking for is the rather strangely named: toolkit.scrollbox.smoothScroll
(In reply to patrickjdempsey from comment #8) > I think the preference you all are looking for is the rather strangely > named: toolkit.scrollbox.smoothScroll Thanks, but it's not the one. Setting it to false does disable a different piece of tab animation, and I'll be experimenting with that as it makes the browser seem faster/more responsive, but it doesn't deal with the animated tab resize.
You may have to restart the browser to see the effect.
(In reply to patrickjdempsey from comment #10) > You may have to restart the browser to see the effect. I did that before posting Comment #9. As I said, the piece of tab animation it disables is not the one described in the original posting.
This config option does nothing to disable the new drag animation implemented with Firefox 17. I also cannot find any option to disable the center effect when dragging tabs on the new version, but that's for another report. Still, if anyone sees this comment and knows of a way to disable this centering effect, I would greatly appreciate the details, as this change has SEVERELY reduced my efficiency at managing multiple tabs, of which I do on a daily basis (100+ tabs).
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