Closed Bug 817721 Opened 11 years ago Closed 11 years ago
Place tab tray on top in tablet portrait view
Mockup http://cl.ly/image/2v3L1C3U3z34 As part of our tab tray refinements, let's bring the tab tray up to the top when browsing in portrait mode. It's a more efficient use of UI space, and is more useful and looks nicer than a giant empty sidebar :) * Tabs scroll horizontally in this view * Synced tabs scroll horizontally in columns http://cl.ly/image/2l1T2C3G2I0s * Swipe up to delete normal and private tabs
(In reply to Ian Barlow (:ibarlow) from comment #0) > * Swipe up to delete normal and private tabs Swiping up to close in portrait, but swiping left/right to close in landscape seems a bit confusing. And is opposite of what happens in bug 817735.
It's opposite because we have different UI structures for tablets and phones. Phones are too small to present a useful sidebar for tabs, and tablets are too big to have the tab interface take over 75% of the screen when it opens. As for the different scroll / swipe to close orientations, I'll paste what I noted in bug 817735, that it's a pretty common interaction on Android ICS+ nowadays. Take a look at Stock Browser, Chrome, the App Switcher. They all use a similar model and it's fairly easy to pick up on. If it is too much for people to handle, we can add in a more visual affordance, like a close button, if need be.
I'll be working on this from now on. I'll start with the horizontal listview/gridview changes in tabs tray.
Assignee: nobody → lucasr.at.mozilla
Patches (reviewed in bug 817732) pushed: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/52eb67d56577 https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/f7b36d82768d https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/d20e50778bbc https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/2ad939012eb8 https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/3f0f2ba1521c https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/5ab1d763ff1c https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/ff74c059d79f https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/173822e8dd83 https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/5445992580b1
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/52eb67d56577 https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/f7b36d82768d https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/d20e50778bbc https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/2ad939012eb8 https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/3f0f2ba1521c https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/5ab1d763ff1c https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/ff74c059d79f https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/173822e8dd83 https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/5445992580b1 https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/007046026bfa
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 22
Product: Firefox for Android → Firefox for Android Graveyard
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