Request: make "send link" available when right-clicking on link?



19 years ago
6 years ago


(Reporter: michael_bourgon, Assigned: mpt)



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title says it all.  I'd love to be able to either send page or send link
(preferably send link) from a right-click.  Thanks
see discussion in bug 26939, which boils down to "don't clutter context menus"....

Over to UI:DF to have mpt look at this.

For what it's worth, this is more deserving of being in the context menu than
send page.
Component: Browser-General → User Interface: Design Feedback
[you didn't reassign to mpt, just dupe this bug against an older copy of send 
link rfe]
Keywords: qawanted
Whiteboard: DUPEME
I can see your point, Asa.  The build I'm using (2001030505) only has 17 items,
not 23 (yikes!) like your attachment.  In that case, how about a shortcut?  If
'Send Link' had a [CTRL]+[something] shortcut I wouldn't have a problem, but
sending a link seems kinda basic.  (yeah, I know... new guy and he's already
telling everyone how to do their job)  View Page Source, Frame Source, Frame
Info, Page Info, and Edit Link In Composer are cool for the developers (and I do
use Info and Source), but most of those have shortcuts, and it looks like you've
run out of letters to use with [CTRL].   If anyone has any ideas, I'm all for
'em.  I'm honestly not trying to make your life harder, appearances to the contrary.
not mine though. over to mpt. 
Assignee: asa → mpt
QA Contact: doronr → zach
That context menu is turning into its own Platform/OS/(version of Emacs). *laugh*
Dumb question: can I use XUL to modify the standard skin on my machine to add a
[CTRL]+[letter] shortcut?  If so, I can do that.  I surf with only the personal
toolbar expanded, since it's eminently doable in Moz.
Yes, you can change the xul and js to create a new shortcut.  It might take some
work to properly adapt the code from the File menu, but certainly doable.

This would change it for all skins, not just the standard one, btw (since the
skins include no xul).
Admittedly, this IS more valid than send Page. With Send Page, you can do that
right off the File Menu. how, pray tell, does one send a Link from there? :)

Marking NEW to get it off our Radar.
Ever confirmed: true
Depends on: 75338
Send Link is in the context menu now...
Closed: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
we should be skeptical about adding items for "future contexts". for example a
more common practice would be to enable user to send the currently viewed the
context before while they've deemed it's usefulness.

i have posted the 2nd draft to the Context Menu Revision 2 document located:
Component: User Interface Design → Browser-General
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
Whiteboard: DUPEME
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