Message from discussion conflation of UI visibility with activation
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Subject: Re: conflation of UI visibility with activation
From: nod <james.a.ba...@gmail.com>
To: Firebug <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Actually I realize I did not try your scenario, so I missed a key
> point: its all about open in external window.
Yes. Okay, I will not respond to most of your points in light of that
realization, presuming that if you still have questions/disagreements
about the problem description that you will post them afresh.
> This will be fixed by changing [X] to "Off"
As I understand this, you were talking about the in-page Firebug,
where there is a "Hide" (the minimize button).
>> Actual: There is NO way to close the Firebug external window without
>> deactivating Firebug for that web page.
>That is correct. I don't plan to fix this, but I agree it is a
This makes me sad. I would revert to Firebug 1.3 for as long as I
could, if FF3.5 supported it.
Are you sure you wouldn't consider allowing some way to "close but not
deactivate" for the external window? Leave the "X" doing both actions
if you like, but give a File menu option labeled "Hide" that has the
Firebug 1.3 "X" behavior?