Add ability to drag the download panel's button to create a standalone download window

RESOLVED WONTFIX

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enhancement
RESOLVED WONTFIX
7 years ago
5 years ago

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(Reporter: KWierso, Unassigned)

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7 years ago
The download panel is nice for seeing your active downloads temporarily, but it'd be nice to be able to also open the standalone Toolkit download window to get a more long-lasting view of your downloads.

When not in Customize mode, maybe it could be opened by a drag event on the Download button away from where the button resides on the toolbar?

Comment 1

7 years ago
(In reply to Wes Kocher (:KWierso) from comment #0)
> to get a more long-lasting view of your downloads.

In the next version, the Downloads menu command and keyboard shortcut will open a
new Downloads view in the Library window instead of the Downloads Panel (bug 748160), allowing full download management from a detached window.
Depends on: 748160
I don't think we want to implement the complicate drag-to-window behavior, we have the Library view and this view can also be opened up in a tab (bug 815352)... That should be enough to satisfy most use-cases and allow to build add-ons to cover the remaining part.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX

Comment 3

5 years ago
I'm looking forward to the new feature. The current version of the download panel doesn't give any sufficient useful feedback at.
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