Closed Bug 762799 Opened 11 years ago Closed 11 years ago

Cannot open bookmark from sidebar with keyboard (with Enter key)


(Firefox :: Bookmarks & History, defect)

14 Branch
Not set



Firefox 16
Tracking Status
firefox14 + fixed
firefox15 + verified
firefox16 + fixed


(Reporter: starcas25, Assigned: asaf)



(Keywords: regression)


(1 file, 1 obsolete file)

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:14.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/14.0
Build ID: 20120605113340

Steps to reproduce:

Start (fx14 beta) with a new, blank user profile.
Hit Ctrl+B to open Bookmarks Sidebar.
Select any bookmark using keyboard, eg, the 'Help and Tutorials' bookmark.
Hit Enter to open the bookmark.

Actual results:

Nothing happens.

Checked the Error Console:
Error: TypeError: aView is null
Source File: resource:///modules/PlacesUIUtils.jsm
Line: 655

Expected results:

Bookmark should open page in main window.
Blocks: 739451
Component: Untriaged → Bookmarks & History
Ever confirmed: true
Keywords: regression
QA Contact: untriaged → bookmarks
This is regressed by bug 739451
Assignee: nobody → mano
Attached patch patch (obsolete) — Splinter Review
Attachment #637597 - Flags: review?(mak77)
Attached patch patchSplinter Review
Attachment #637597 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Attachment #637597 - Flags: review?(mak77)
Attachment #637606 - Flags: review?(mak77)
Comment on attachment 637606 [details] [diff] [review]

Review of attachment 637606 [details] [diff] [review]:

minimal change, like it.
I also like the fact we just undisclosed a bug that was already there but covered by our previous workaround.
Attachment #637606 - Flags: review?(mak77) → review+
Comment on attachment 637606 [details] [diff] [review]

[Approval Request Comment]
Bug caused by (feature/regressing bug #): frontend-fixes for cpg (bug 739451) which are not backoutable
User impact if declined: Summary says it all.
Testing completed (on m-c, etc.): there are no test for this functionality. I'll open a follow for that.
Risk to taking this patch (and alternatives if risky): No alternatives, but this should be very safe.
String or UUID changes made by this patch: none.
Attachment #637606 - Flags: approval-mozilla-beta?
Attachment #637606 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora?
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: x86 → All
Comment on attachment 637606 [details] [diff] [review]

Yeah, let's get some testing for this in a followup! Please land ASAP
Attachment #637606 - Flags: approval-mozilla-beta?
Attachment #637606 - Flags: approval-mozilla-beta+
Attachment #637606 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora?
Attachment #637606 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora+
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 16
Verified on Firefox 15 beta 3 that the bookmarks can be opened from the sidebar using the keyboard (with Enter key). 

Verified on Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04 and Mac OS X 10.6:

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:15.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/15.0
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:15.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/15.0
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:15.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/15.0
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