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zarovich_
hi all
anybody knows what is the Firefox address bar gtk widget class ?
shesek
http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/8007/noerror.png
Where's the error? oO
kermit
i've been looking for ages, i can't find install instructions for this .tar.bz2 for 3.6.3
TannerF
Untar it
run ./firefox/firefoz
firefox, even
pluma
Anybody know whether Mozilla supports HTTP PUT/DELETE via AJAX?
kermit
TannerF: that's not an installer
TannerF
i know
you just run it
ki7rw_
Motoko-chan: interesting, i changed back to dhcp and all is well now
oops, wrong channel
kbrosnan
shesek: it is an error in a grease monkey script, can't tell anything else useful from the screenshot
         

Gryllida
hello, any firefox questions here asked right before I joined? if so, repeat. if no - then no, waiting for them to appear...
GabydeWilde_
I'm submitting a simple form in firefox ( http://pastebin.com/0RxiNtra ) and write the content to a file (with php), it use to always work (still does in chrome) but now firefox is removing the back slashes before the quotes.
Gryllida
try it in safe mode
GabydeWilde_
howso?
Gryllida
Safe Mode (in supported Mozilla applications) is a good way to see if an add-on, theme or something else is causing a problem. Please see: http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+Mode
GabydeWilde_
ok
ty
tokam
in the next firefox versions it should be possible to close a page after an alert();
atleast after 10 alerts...
Gryllida
tokam, yes, try alert(); window.close();
tokam
if a webdeveloper fires alerts in a while true loop the user has no chance
Gryllida
for sure
it is how alert works
tokam
we should change this.
Gryllida
it blocks access to window
hmm
wait, I'll do a search
tokam
it is unacceptable that alert even blocks the menubar of the browser. we could block the page but not the browser's menubar!
Gryllida
https://developer.mozilla.org/en/DOM/window.alert Notes section 'Dialog boxes are modal windows - they prevent the user from accessing the rest of the program's interface until the dialog box is closed. For this reason, you should not overuse any function that creates a dialog box (or modal window).'
tokam
yes. I understand that it must stay modal but the issue is modal to what
I think if it is modal to the content of the page, this is enaugh
it must still be possible to click to the tabs X button I think
Gryllida
if you have troubles viewing some page, you can run firefox without javascript and then close the faulty tab
tokam
but at the moment in the default version it is not
^^ you can not while you have trouble can you?
Gryllida
ok, I'll see whether this is a known issue
well I can force FF to close in task manager
then launch it with some -no-js switch or something like it
I'll see whether your question is in bugzilla
GabydeWilde_
Gryllida: ty I've tried safe mode but the problem remains.
Gryllida
ok try new profile
The Profile Manager allows you to create/delete/switch profiles. Firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles
         

GabydeWilde_
I know, going to try :)
Gryllida
ok
GabydeWilde_
safe mode loading all my tabs doesnt seem right btw?
Gryllida
it's ok
it's correct
GabydeWilde_
new profile same problem
Gryllida
hmm
submit a bug then
GabydeWilde_
when I write document.write('<img src="data:image/jpeg,% etc etc with a quote \' in it">') the backslash is removed
Gryllida
ask at #php first
then if it fails submit a bug
GabydeWilde_
I did, they say it is not php related.
Gryllida
ok, to file a bug report for firefox visit http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Bug_writing_guidelines
GabydeWilde_
in #web they tell me to ask here :)
Gryllida
ok, I've given the url
GabydeWilde_
ty again :)
Gryllida
ok
my_haz
is there a plugin that will take a list of "name\temail" and resubmit a form with each name and email?
poutine
my_haz, you sound like a dirty spammer
Gryllida
tokam, looks like you should submit a bug too, but I'm unsure that alert *can* function in the way you want to. maybe this is by design, but still you can try to suggest it via a 'bug' too.
my_haz
poutine: name and email were just examples
Gryllida
my_haz, plugins are located at addons.mozilla.org, I'm reading your question
my_haz
poutine: could be x and y
tokam
ok, I will do it
GabydeWilde_
I really don't like how the ff UI freezes up while it is doing stuff. The alerts is an extreme example of that.
Gryllida
GabydeWilde_, this is by design. 'alert' should be notable
poutine
my_haz, yeah, in any event, this form you're submitting to clearly was not designed for batch import of tab separated values, so you're doing something that was not anticipated, and it's very likely it's for spam due to the fields you've identified
so you can DIAF for all I care
Gryllida
GabydeWilde_, where does it freeze? is it slow in any way? does it happen in safe mode / new profile? do you have steps to reproduce?
my_haz, I've understood the question, I'm doing a search
GabydeWilde_
I just restarted my browser with something like 50 tabs, 10 of those had youtube video, the ui is not responsive enough to navigate to the youtube tabs in time, it for example doesn't scroll though the tabs.
so I end up with a frozen fox with 10 videos playing -.-
Gryllida
your RAM, OS, CPU, Fx version?
GabydeWilde_
1 cpu reasonably slow
Gryllida
Yes, this is Flash, it is EXTREMELY SLOW (and *vulnerable*), they should have been using html5 and ogg video instead
GabydeWilde_
flash is generally the problem
yeah
Gryllida
this is not Fx bug
this is Adobe bug
they write very low efficient things
my_haz
poutine: rest assured i am not using this for spam, and i have permission to do so to say the leaste :D
Gryllida
like PDF for instance
it is SLOW as a snail
GabydeWilde_
Gryllida: in the Chrome task manager you can really see how it sucks up all resources to show 1 banner.
poutine
my_haz, ok then, modify the form to allow batch import of TSV
Gryllida
GabydeWilde_: it's ok to write a book about it but I don't think Adobe will pay any attention
poutine
making a mozilla plugin to accommodate for the inadequacy is like doing tonsil surgery through the anus
GabydeWilde_
Gryllida: if I change the priority in the task manager could that help?
flash is called firefox there isn't it? :(
Gryllida
GabydeWilde_: *might* but very little.
poutine
Ok I'll quit with my inflammatory messages, but I still think you're a spammer my_haz, good luck, modify the form, not the browser
Gryllida
GabydeWilde_: in Fx 3.7, the plugins will be separate processes, it will be much easier and faster with flash
my_haz
poutine: obviously that would be more lines of code than looking for a pre-built tool, i can insert them directly into the db if i wan't but the logic is already done through the web frontend
GabydeWilde_
Gryllida: nice :)
Gryllida
my_haz: I suggest https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/12021 but not sure that it does what you need
my_haz
Gryllida: thanks, not exactly what i need, but at least i know there is no obvious solution, i will just write to the database directly
Gryllida
ok
my_haz
poutine: i have a thick irc skin, but please do avoid being emotive and thinking the worst of people at the start. Keep freenode a friendly place :D
poutine
my_haz, I still doubt what you're doing is legitimate
Gryllida
(Action) nods
poutine
I already dropped the subject, please move on
Gryllida
ops
(Action) nods to my_haz
auscompgeek
Gryllida: OOPP will be in 3.6 soon
Gryllida
good
I don't keep testing these betas, that's why no idea, but it sounds good
auscompgeek
Lorentz ftw
edoceo
I'm on a Windows machine and start with "firefox.exe -console" but nothing shows in my console - have all the settings recommended on MDC there but still no output - ideas?
I know my extensions write to logs because I see it on my dev (Gentoo) machine where my extensions does: dump("some interesting data")
kbrosnan
edoceo: are you on a system with UAC?
edoceo
kbrosnan: nope, WinXP Home
32bit
Gryllida
what is the problem?
edoceo
Gryllida: I'm on a Windows machine and start with "firefox.exe -console" but nothing shows in my console - have all the settings recommended on MDC there but still no output - ideas?
Gryllida
I'll try to run this command on my windows xp now
what is the url you've read?
edoceo
https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Setting_up_extension_development_environment
Gryllida
nothing shows up in the console
hmm
no, the extdev environment is not about *that* console
it is about tools - error console
edoceo
both consoles I start - JSConsole has some error (from like jquery ,etc) but the "command line console" is blank.
On my Gentoo's I say: `firefox -no-remote -profile foo -console` and in the terminal I launch from the 'dump("something")' from my extension shows up
But I don't guess Windows works like that
Gryllida
hmm
I've seen some JS errors for my addon
they were in tools - error console
I tried the -console switch too
edoceo
In JS console? (right, error console == jsconsole)
Gryllida
no
tools - error console
in firefox menu
Ctrl + Shift + J
edoceo
WHen I start with '-jsconsole' it shows the same dialog as 'Tools -> Error Console' - and MDC says they are same
Gryllida
ok
does anything show up in this dialog?
edoceo
Not related to my extension
Gryllida
ok
why do you think that something should show up in it?
does your extension fail to work in some way?
edoceo
Because my 'dump' output shows up on Mac and Linux envitornmetns
Gryllida
oh ok
what is your current IRC client?
edoceo
Yes extension fails; JS is OK - extension works on Mac/LInux awesome - fails on Win32/64
xhcat
s/xhcat/xchat/
Gryllida
go to irc://irc.mozilla.org/extdev
they should know what dump is
I have no idea
edoceo
Oh - dump() is like alert() but just puts to console not a dialgo box
Gryllida
hmm
wait I'll try it
wait, it fails for sure, I'll read about it at MDC, a moment
zapnap
so... trying to build an extension here (firefox/firebug).. i've read that if you drop a .js files into default/preferences/ in a firefox extension that it should just pick up those settings
but they don't show up for me in about:config :/
ah nm got it
Oleg_
please help
how do I enable java in firefox on linux?
xangua
have you installed the plugin
¿¿
Oleg_
plugin?
how do I find out?
I only installed the binary version of firefox
xangua
sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre
firefox is in th repository, you don't need to download it from a page
the-dude
how can I disable the menubar? I tried adding Menubar {display: none !important;} to userChrome.css but that doesn't seem to work
Cork
the-dude: what os?
the-dude?
West
heh
the 'dude'
the-dude
Cork: sorry linux
I am able to disable the menu items but not the menu bar
I disabled the menu like http://pastebin.com/EXs0Bqci
But I want to loose the whole bar, but im failing
Cork
one sec
try #toolbar-menubar { display:none !important; }
the-dude
Cork: thanks \o/
Cork
np
next time try looking with dom inspector
it makes things like this easy
the-dude
Cork: thanks im checking it right now :)
Cork
to help you along: in dom inspector click File > Inspect Chrome Document > (select the window you want to work with)
then just press the target toolbar and click the chrome element you want to look at
then you will get the id, classes and so on in the right side panel
the-dude
Cork: great it really makes life easyer :)
im finished, removed the bookmarks and menubar
would it be possible to disable the "custom menu with the navigation and bookmark option" ?
Cork
the-dude: you mean remove the option in the context menu or what?
the-dude
when I right click on the navigationbar it gives me a small menu with 3 options, navigationtoolbar , bookmarktoolbar and customize
ah I see it also works when I click on the menubar
Cork
ah the list of toolbars and the custom option
what part do you want to remove?
the-dude
if possible all
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