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Middle mouse button opens two new windows from Link.



UI Design
17 years ago
14 years ago


(Reporter: Frank Hellmann, Assigned: Paul Chen)


Windows 98

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




17 years ago
When using the third mouse button to Open Link in New Window it occasionally
opens two new Windows with the link in short succession.
I am not 100% positive on this but I think it happens if you Alt-Tab away from
the window before the Theme is drawn. (Hard to catch moment I'm on a fast machine)

Comment 1

17 years ago
please see http://www.mozilla.org/quality/bug-writing-guidelines.html for the
kinds of information we need in a bug report.  Thanks for your help in testing
Mozilla and reporting bugs.
Assignee: asa → pchen
Component: Browser-General → XP Apps
QA Contact: doronr → sairuh

Comment 2

17 years ago
Sorry about that...

Using Mozilla 0.9.4 on Win 98, Build ID 2001091303

No deterministic reproducability, but seen frequently on Mozillazine
(www.mozillazine.org) comments threads:
Simply go through the comments opening each one with middle mous button.
Eventually it will open two windows in short succesion with the link you just
clicked on.

This *seems* to happen always if you Alt-Tab away before the Theme is drawn, but
that's a hard to catch moment on a fast PC.But it happens without Alt-Tabin
back, too. (Just did when I opened the Bug-Writing Guidelines from Asa's Link)

Possibly related to some of the Instances reported in Bug 97067 comments.

Sorry for my inaccurate talk, I'm just a User.
Frank: As bug 97067 is now fixed, are you still seeing this bug with a more
recent build?
(as always, be sure to delete your old Mozilla directory before installing the
new one)
Summary: Middle mous button opens two new windows from Link. → Middle mouse button opens two new windows from Link.

Comment 4

17 years ago
Nope not seeing this with the current nightlies anymore.
I will test on a slower machine tomorrow.
Marking WFM per reporter's comment ("not seeing this with the current nightlies

Frank: If you see this on your slower machine tomorrow, please reopen this bug.
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME

Comment 6

17 years ago
I still see the Problem with 0.9.5 but it's become rather rare, unfortunately I
didn't get a chance to test it on a slow machine and probably wont for a couple
of days.
There is a comment in bug 97067 that that problem persists there, too.
Leaving as WFM for the moment until I get to test some more, though...
mass verification of WorksForMe bugs: to find all bugspam pertaining to this,
set your search string to "IfItWorksForSlappyTheSquirrelThenItWFM".

if you think this particular bug is *still* an open issue, please make sure of
the following before reopening:

a. that it's still a problem with ***recent trunk builds*** on the all
appropriate platform[s]

b. provide clear steps to reproduce (unless a good test case is already in the
bug report), making sure it pertains to the original problem (avoid morphing as
much as possible :)
Product: Core → Mozilla Application Suite
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