Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.4; en-US; rv:1.9b3pre) Gecko/2007122904 Minefield/3.0b3pre While trying to verify bug 355273 I noticed that it is not possible to close the application (Firefox and Thunderbird) from the dock while a modal dialog (sheet) is displayed. There is only played the beep. This was working with Firefox 2. Could this be a regression from switching to Cocoa? I put this bug into Widgets:Mac. If this is not the right component please update.
"Widget: Cocoa" is better :-)
Component: Widget: Mac → Widget: Cocoa
1) Is this really a bug? Some modal dialogs disable "Minefield : Quit Minefield" (e.g. "File : Open File" or "File : Save Page As"). And in any case, shouldn't you have to at least cancel out of the modal dialog before doing anything else? 2) And which kind of modal dialog? Some modal dialogs (e.g. "File : Open File") disable "Minefield : Quit Minefield" and others don't (e.g. the "Confirm Close" modal dialog you get when you try to close a window containing more than one tab). Both behave the same way when you try to Quit from the Dock menu (the Quit command is simply ignored -- which I think is correct). But you get strange behavior when you choose "Minefield : Quit Minefield" while the "Confirm Close" modal dialog is open (on the trunk but not on the 1.8 branch). I'll open a bug about this in the not too distant future.
Bug 395465 is on my to-do list, and fixing it may well change the behavior reported here: Fixing bug 395465 may require that all modal sheets be changed into modal windows, and (as best I can tell) modal non-sheet windows always disable Quit in the application's main menu. If so, it will then always be correct to ignore a Quit from the Dock menu while a modal window is open. I'm tentatively assigning this bug to myself ... though I won't get to it for a while. I'm also going to hold off on opening a new bug about the "strange behavior" I reported in comment #2 -- since that, too, may get changed (or fixed) by a fix for bug 395465.
Assignee: joshmoz → smichaud
This should be one of the problems dealt with in bug 478073.
This bug probably still happens. But I almost certainly never will have time to do any more work on it.
Assignee: smichaud → nobody
Hi, I have tested on Mac OS X 10.10 with FF Nightly 48.0a1 and I can't reproduce it. Henrik when you have time can you retest this with the latest FF version to see if you can reproduce it? Thanks.
It's still happening as given by my example in comment 3. So not sure what you tested.
I have retested with the examples from comment 3 and I can reproduce. I am not sure but I think this is the expected behaviour.
This seems to be the expected behavior. If this is still believed to be a bug, please reopen with comparisons to other applications (such as Safari) that behave differently.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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