Closed Bug 113595 Opened 19 years ago Closed 16 years ago
Line breaks (as entities) in title attribute create excessive whitespace
From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:0.9.6) Gecko/20011120 BuildID: 2001112009 The given URL is an example of getting tooltip on anchor tags, the example given uses html entities ( ) in the title attribute of the A tag. This causes the tooltip to contain a large amount of whitespace at the end, pushing the actual text of the tooltip off the left of the screen. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Hover the mouse over the link "A100216: Adding ToolTips to your HTML pages." Actual Results: single line tooltip with a lot of whitespace appears Expected Results: multiline tooltip should appear HTML Source for the relevant link: <a href="/features/knowledge_base/a100216.html" title="ToolTips are really neat!"> A100216: Adding ToolTips to your HTML pages. </a>
Odd, on Linux I see two dotted boxes (e.g., unknown character markers) for the entities. Normally on Windows this manifests itself as black lines; see bug 67127. Anyone else see this?
Here's a screenshot of the bug, as you can see, the text is still there, but is pressed all the way to the left and doesn't fit on the screen entirely.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
--> default owner
Assignee: hyatt → jaggernaut
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
Target Milestone: Future → ---
Summary: HTML entities in anchor title cause incorrect tooltip → Line breaks (as entities) in title attribute create excessive whitespace
over to hewitt, who I've been advised is doing more of the tooltip work (sorry for all the spam!)
Assignee: jaggernaut → hewitt
Is it to be expected that this bug will be fixed in the near future? I'm seeing the unknown character marker on linux and I'm also experiencing the problem that the tooltip is cut of after a certain length. A maximal line lenght probably makes sense (although it's rather short right now) but unless linebreaks - be it character references or a simple #13/#13#10 should please be made to work. I convinced the authors of a site (www.empireuniverse.com - a browsergame) at least to duplicate the informations from the alt attribute into the title attribute but now I still see only shortened tooltips.
Is this a dupe of bug 67127?
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 67127 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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