The long awaited release of Firefox 4 is behind us. It’s faster, slicker and by all means just better than his predecestor. But, just after installing it a week ago, something was bothering me. It took me couple of days to figure out what it was.
The new fancy windows7/vista style window border introduced in Firefox 4 has a nasty habbit of “jumping” (resizing) when status bar appears. Status bar appears every time you hover a link, which basically happens all the time.
Check left and right window gradients while I’m hovering the links:
Oddly enough, this does not happen if browser is in fullscreen, maximized or very small:
update 30.3.2011. Bug ID 633282.