Closed Bug 1128722 Opened 8 years ago Closed 8 years ago
Highlighting text and moving cursor all the way up off screen then back over the highlighted text causes everything except the text you highlighted to be selected on certain websites
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:35.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/35.0 Build ID: 20150122214805 Steps to reproduce: 1. Go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test_%28assessment%29 2. Highlight "Test (assessment)" 3. While the text is highlighted and you haven't released the cursor, move the cursor all the way up up off the screen then move the cursor back down to the text you highlighted. This issue happens on most Wikipedia pages and I've seen it happen on some other websites. (Can't give specific names right now, sorry) Actual results: Everything is highlighted except the original text you highlighted. Expected results: Everything will no longer be highlighted except the original text you highlighted.
Summary: Highlighting text and moving cursor all the way up off screen causes everything to be selected on certain websites → Highlighting text and moving cursor all the way up off screen then back over the highlighted text causes everything except the text you highlighted to be selected on certain websites
Pushlog: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/pushloghtml?fromchange=643b371e51df&tochange=299911e6983b Regressed by: Bug 739396
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Untriaged → Selection
Ever confirmed: true
Product: Firefox → Core
Step to reproduce: 1. Open attachment 8560836 [details] 2. Select "Wiki" by mouse i.e., left mouse down at "W" and drag to the right direction and do not released the left mouse button 3. Drag to the top direction until outside of content area 4. Drag to the bottom direction Actual Results: "pedia bla bla..." is selected, but "Wiki" is selected Expected Results: "Wikipedia bla bla..." should be selected
Thanks Alice, I really appreciate your help.
To fix this bug we also need the patches in bug 1129078.
Assignee: nobody → mats
Attachment #8563761 - Flags: review?(bugs)
Attachment #8563761 - Flags: review?(bugs) → review+
This and bug 1129078 were backed out in https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/7afbf9ebc89b for mochitest-5 failures: https://treeherder.mozilla.org/logviewer.html#?job_id=6816190&repo=mozilla-inbound
I disabled the new tests added in this bug on OSX and re-landed: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/6e751a9279da https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/e6a5ac331b13
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