Make browserAction's menu contain _solely_ its own custom items

Andrew McKay amckay at mozilla.com
Fri Oct 6 23:36:00 UTC 2017


You can't.

You could file a bug to request that, but I'm pretty sure it won't go
far. Users should be able to retain a standard interface to the
toolbar buttons and be able to interact with them in a consistent way.

On 6 October 2017 at 16:16, Marat Tanalin <mtanalin at yandex.ru> wrote:
> Hello. How to make browserAction button’s context menu (opened via right click) contain _solely_ its own custom items and no any predefined items? Currently the menu also contains browser’s  predefined items that have nothing to do with my extension.
>
> Fwiw, I currently investigate ways to port my UsableHomeButton [1] extension to the WebExtensions API. The button’s context menu is a very important part (50%) of the extension’s functionality, and alien items are totally undesired there. I can’t use popup instead because pressing the button (via left click) is used for a different purpose (the first 50% of the extension’s functionality). Thanks.
>
> [1] https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/usablehomebutton/
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