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Titlebar is blank for popup window.
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Can you replicate the problem in Firefox 14 on Windows 7?
Hundreds of bugs were fixed since Firefox 12:
Hi, I just tested it in Firefox 12,14,15 in Windows 7 machines and the issue is still there but surprisingly Firefox 12,13,14 in Windows XP machine shows title properly.
Modified by anupmahato
Can you provide a link to a page demonstrating the problem? I think that might be helpful in tracking down the issue.
This application is running in intranet now, so it's not accessible from outside. Although you may replicate the issue in Firefox 12,13,14,15 in Windows 7 machine using the following HTML:
Modified by cor-el
Thanks, that's very helpful. There seems to be some kind of timing issue; although my eye isn't fast enough to be sure, it appears the title might be changing and then changing back. Possibly related to navigating to the hash location in the document??
You could see whether this approach works for your application:
I have tried fixing the issue with similar code before with no luck. I ran you code as is and am still facing the same issue.
Hmmm, it worked for me. Do you get any script errors in the console (Ctrl+Shift+j)?
If you check about:config, have you customized any window.open permissions? To check that:
(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter. Click the button promising to be careful.
(2) In the filter box, type or paste window_open and pause while the list is filtered.
Non-default values will appear in bold.
Oh, wait a second. I have configured Firefox to display the classic menu bar instead of the new orange Firefox button. If you have the orange Firefox button, then the window title only appears on the page's tab and in that pop-up window, there is no tab.
That's correct. The orrange button apears in my case. I hope this is the default setting. Biz won't agree to configure each client machine, so I'll have to consider the default setting only. How can I show a tab in the popup page when toolbar is kept disabled? This works fine in IE. Why is title not shown when menubar is enabled? Attached a screenshot for your ref...
When you have the classic Menu Bar enabled, the page title appears in the Windows title bar just like in the old days. No problem there. However, the default is indeed the orange Firefox button.
It seems the tabs only appear if you enable toolbars. Hmmm...
Thanks a lot for helping me in finding out the exact reason behind this behavior of FF. Shouldn't this be considered as a bug as browsers are always supposed to show title of the page being displayed?
For websites, you can display whatever information you want to the display in the page itself, so there isn't a particularly compelling argument that you need the title/tab bar. However, it's probably worth filing a bug (or searching to see whether one has been filed) from the user's perspective: maybe it should be impossible for sites to disable the tab bar or possible for users to get the title in the window title bar when there is no tab bar?