Open Bug 679253 Opened 11 years ago Updated 10 years ago

instantApply on a prefpane seems to be impossible

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(Toolkit :: Preferences, defect)

x86
macOS
defect
Not set
normal

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(Reporter: joe, Unassigned)

Details

It's possible my testing was incorrect, but I set several prefpanes to be instantApply="false" in their xul files, and the OK/Cancel buttons never appeared.

From my basic reading of preferences.xul, it looks like we require browser.preferences.instantApply to be set the way the addon wants it: http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/toolkit/content/widgets/preferences.xml#600

Am I wrong?
This seems to be related (a cause of?) <a href="show_bug.cgi?id=641288"><b>Bug&nbsp;641288</b></a>
Correction:

This seems to be related (a cause of?) Bug 641288.
Duplicate of this bug: 631750
Do those prefpanes access the global instantApply instead of the local one?
(In reply to Joe Drew (:JOEDREW! \o/) from comment #0)
> It's possible my testing was incorrect, but I set several prefpanes to be
> instantApply="false" in their xul files, and the OK/Cancel buttons never
> appeared.
> 
> From my basic reading of preferences.xul, it looks like we require
> browser.preferences.instantApply to be set the way the addon wants it:
> http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/toolkit/content/widgets/
> preferences.xml#600
> 
> Am I wrong?
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