Closed Bug 814473 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago

Thunderbird's menu button should be like Firefox's menu button.

Categories

(Thunderbird :: Mail Window Front End, defect)

17 Branch
x86_64
Linux
defect
Not set

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 790713

People

(Reporter: moray33, Unassigned)

References

Details

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0
Build ID: 20121108234947

Steps to reproduce:

I think the way how it is now it's not very nice. In Thunderbird's window you can't see Thunderbird's icon or name. And the location of the menu button is not very intuitive to find for new users, I think, if the menu bar is hidden find the options can be annoying in some cases.



Expected results:

It should be nicer a menu button the way it is in Firefox, in the upper left corner, in the left of the tabs, with the icon and the name of Thunderbird.

It would be more handy and it would look better. Also, Firefox and Thunderbird windows would be more alike.
Firefox is moving towards the way Thunderbird looks now (see the Australis redesign). Thunderbird just happened to get there first.
Ok, I get it, but I think that at least the icon of the menu button could be different, it would be better (more intiutive) a gear or a wrench, and it would be nicer to have the program icon somewhere. Mozilla doesn't have to copy Chrome even in those details. It's my opinion.
(In reply to moray33 from comment #2)
> Ok, I get it, but I think that at least the icon of the menu button could be
> different, [...] and it
> would be nicer to have the program icon somewhere. Mozilla doesn't have to
> copy Chrome even in those details. It's my opinion.

+1
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 790713
Blocks: TB-AppMenu
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