setting about:newtab as homepage should place the cursor in the location bar at startup

RESOLVED FIXED in Firefox 13

Status

()

defect
RESOLVED FIXED
8 years ago
7 years ago

People

(Reporter: octoploid, Assigned: ttaubert)

Tracking

Trunk
Firefox 13
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

Attachments

(1 attachment)

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:13.0a1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/13.0a1
Build ID: 20120203102221

Steps to reproduce:

Set about:newtab as homepage.
Start Firefox.


Actual results:

The location bar is not selected by default.


Expected results:

The location bar should be selected by default.
Component: Untriaged → Tabbed Browser
OS: Linux → All
Hardware: x86_64 → All
Version: 13 Branch → Trunk
Setting the browser to start with a blank page and setting the browser to start with a home page of about:blank both set the cursor in the address bar. It seems reasonable that a home page of about:newtab should do the same thing.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Posted patch patch v1Splinter Review
Simple patch that uses isBlankPageURL() to set the value of isLoadingBlank.
Assignee: nobody → ttaubert
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #595723 - Flags: review?(dao)
Attachment #595723 - Flags: review?(dao) → review+
Thank you!

https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/fx-team/rev/c551310b6592
Whiteboard: [fixed-in-fx-team]
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 13
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/c551310b6592
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Whiteboard: [fixed-in-fx-team]
QA Contact: untriaged → tabbed.browser
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