User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:33.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/33.0 Build ID: 20141113143407 Steps to reproduce: I upgraded to the new version of firefox Actual results: when attempting to double click on the address bar, it highlights the address then it goes away, using shift+home or end does not highlight the address in the browser, nor does manually highlighting with the mouse highlight all the address line. typingin firefox is now hung and very slow, and appears as if something heavy is drawing on the system. comparisons to IE show no issues Expected results: text should have highlighted in address bar, performance shoul not feel bogged down
Copying the address bar is done on the single click. When you click on the address bar once the entire URL gets selected. Try it with a single click and it should work.
[bugday-20141124] More information is needed to reproduce this bug. It's very likely the reporter had a specific scenario which lead to the performance issues and also to the issue of he not being able to select the text in the address bar. Without the scenario: DOES NOT happen on Nightly. DOES NOT happen on v33.1
status-firefox35: --- → ?
status-firefox36: --- → ?
What saketh wrote in comment 1 is the default settings on Windows. If you want the opposite, go to about:config and enter browser.urlbar*click to filter for these two prefs: browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll then toggle them.
[bugday-20141124] Looks like Bug 1089183 which is a known issue. Trevor, try setting layers.offmainthreadcomposition.enabled to false in about:config as a possible workaround.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 months ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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