Closed Bug 890352 Opened 8 years ago Closed 7 years ago

Hide the Full Screen button from the customization palette on Mac

Categories

(Firefox :: Toolbars and Customization, enhancement)

x86_64
macOS
enhancement
Not set
normal

Tracking

()

RESOLVED WONTFIX

People

(Reporter: jruderman, Unassigned)

References

(Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

(Keywords: uiwanted, ux-minimalism, Whiteboard: [Australis:P5])

Mac puts a Full Screen button in the upper-right of the window, making any similar buttons in Firefox seem redundant.

(This bug predates Australis.  But it will require special consideration for Australis, where the Full Screen button is part of the default set of 9 buttons, which has a nice visual balance.)
(In reply to Jesse Ruderman from comment #0)
> Mac puts a Full Screen button in the upper-right of the window, making any
> similar buttons in Firefox seem redundant.

This is not true for 10.6 as the OS X fullscreen change was in Lion (10.7).
10.6 will probably exit security support by the time we ship anything.

We should at least take the Full Screen button out of the default set on Mac, IMO.
Not really sure we should do this, but setting P5 because the impact is low.
Whiteboard: [Australis:P5]
(In reply to Justin Dolske [:Dolske] from comment #3)
> Not really sure we should do this, but setting P5 because the impact is low.

I believe we should not do this. Having a different layout on mac only seems weird, I'm not convinced of the harm of having this button, and I don't think there's an obvious candidate for which button to put there instead. I'd like to wontfix, but asking for UX input by virtue of Madhava just to be sure.
Flags: needinfo?(madhava)
We didn't change this for the release and probably shouldn't do so now.
However, that menu item could be brought to better use if we had an actual fullscreen mode (no toolbars) on Mac. I created bug 1016361 to deal with this.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Flags: needinfo?(madhava)
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.