Closed Bug 676304 Opened 11 years ago Closed 10 years ago

tabs got stuck mid-drag, tabstrip now inoperable

Categories

(Firefox :: Tabbed Browser, defect)

x86
macOS
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

()

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
Tracking Status
firefox8 + ---

People

(Reporter: shaver, Unassigned)

References

(Depends on 1 open bug, )

Details

I was inadvertently dragging a tab (I think I really clicked and then released and then moved, but that's probably another bug) when they got stuck mid-drag.  I clicked around a bit and then opened a new tab to file the bug; the tabstrip froze, becoming insensitive to my increasingly-frantic clicking.

Opening a new tab with cmd-T works, and moves some of the tabs around a little (including overlapping).  I am able to drag the browser window around by using the tabstrip, as those it were part of the titlebar.
Why didn't I include the URL to the screenshot? WE MAY NEVER KNOW.

http://cl.ly/1C463S241S032B3S3307
Blocks: 455694
This problem was present in (nightly) builds from a week or so ago, but it has been fixed since then. If your build is out-of-date, could you update your build and let me know if it ever happens again?
This still occurs on Nightly 8.01a1 (2011-08-12).
http://i.imgur.com/5NOAb.png
(My build was 08-03 when I filed.)
(In reply to aeidein from comment #3)
> This still occurs on Nightly 8.01a1 (2011-08-12).
> http://i.imgur.com/5NOAb.png

resolved in the latest nightly.
Shaver, is this an issue on aurora? It says it is fixed on the latest nightly on the 16th, which was the source migration day...it is unclear if it made the uplift or not
Switching to the drag & drop API should prevent tabs from getting stuck mid-drag, so this bug will definitely disappear. Hopefully other bugs will not appear in its place.
Depends on: 674925
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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