Bug 40287 - Add an option not to animate images
Add an option not to animate images
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
7.1
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
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Reported: 2001-05-11 15:47 EDT by Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-16 02:29:49 EDT
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Description Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-05-11 15:47:34 EDT
It would be very nice if Mozilla could be made not to animate images -
animated gifs can be very distracting, and just showing the first frame
would be a very welcome option - MSIE on Mac(not Win) and Opera already
have this functionality, AFAIK
Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2001-05-15 18:07:48 EDT
This is already documented in the release notes for mozilla.  However, I don't
know if it's in 0.7 or not.  It's in more recent releases as a hidden pref.
Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-05-15 18:35:58 EDT
Where? And can it be made not hidden?
Comment 3 Aleksey Nogin 2001-05-16 02:29:46 EDT
See http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17686 ,
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=19258 and
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=74169

To summarize, the way you control animation is by putting 
user_pref("image.animation_mode", "once");
or
user_pref("image.animation_mode", "none");
into your prefs file, but in some versions of Mozilla this would not work.

Comment 4 Christopher Blizzard 2001-06-09 18:01:05 EDT
Not a bug.

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