Firefox Annoyance, Bugs?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Sep 23 20:46:38 UTC 2004

On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 01:55:21PM -0400, bill g wrote:

> I'm seeing a bit of annoying behavior in Firefox.
> 1) Unless Firefox is completely maximized, roughly the lower half of
> the status bar is obscured beneath the lower panel.  Ditto the
> resizing gizmo.  (On both the current 1.0 prerelease and the version
> that shipped with Ubuntu last week. ) I've not seen this elsewhere, so
> maybe there's an easy fix? Assuming others notice it, too, that is.

> 2) Probably a Firefox bug, but the "find next" and "find previous"
> functions, in the new "find bar" that opens just above the status bar
> in response to a Ctrl-F, don't seem to work. I.e., enter a search
> phrase, click on "find next" or "find previous", or simply hit Return,
> and nothing happens. The "Highlight" button does work, but it doesn't
> move the display to first hit.

Thom is looking into this.

> 3. Clicking on mailto: links sporadically causes Firefox (the 1.0
> prerelease) to go "poof":  off screen, process killed, all gone.

I haven't seen this, but I'm not in the habit of clicking on mailto links,
either.  Please report it as a bug.

 - mdz

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