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Making moves
Status: New idea

It's very hard for me to tell if a Firefox window is active or not. So, I often find myself typing into an input box, but nothing happens.

This is because Firefox fails to adhere to the Microsoft Windows style guide by not using the Windows active caption color for the Firefox application window title bar but, instead, always painting it black (which is the Windows default color for a non-active application window).

Please fix by applying SystemColors.ActiveCaptionBrush or SystemColors.ActiveCaptionColor and SystemColors.InactiveCaptionBrush or SystemColors.InactiveCaptionColor, resp., to the Firefox application window title background color.

Please consider this an accessibility issue.

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Making moves

Not everyone is using color titebars. As far as I remember it's even off by default.

But in Firefox you can change it with themes.

Making moves


Not everyone is using color titebars

Exactly. That's why both color settings I mentioned above will result in black when the corresponding system setting is left unchecked. So, that's not a valid objection.

For accessibility reasons, Firefox should behave gracefully and adhere to system settings. That's why these system settings exist. People with disabilities rely on these features and require software to adhere those settings. It doesn't make sense to go through the effort of creating a dedicated theme if incorporating a system setting will suffice.