2001121219, but this is not new. Modern. Click on URL (location) window, and its contents are highlighted. Now hit left arrow key. Highlight is removed, and cursor is at start of field. In Netscape 4.x, same action moves cursor one character left of last of field. Home key should be required to send cursor to first character position.
This is not Os/2 only - happens on Windows as well. Behavior is different than the OS.
Assignee: kin → rods
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Editor: Core → HTML Form Controls
Ever confirmed: true
OS: OS/2 → All
QA Contact: sujay → madhur
I wouldn't have a clue as to who to reassign this too.
Assignee: rods → trudelle
->hewitt, Described behavior is correct for the Mac (where they care about such things enough to get them right :-), but is contrary to convention on Windows, and apparently OS/2.
Assignee: trudelle → hewitt
Right? Where are you clicking? If I click at the beginning of the field, I expect the cursor to be at the beginning of the field. If I click at the end, I expect the cursor to be at the end. If I click in between, I expect the cursor to be where I clicked. If I click at the middle or end, a single keystroke (arrow) intended to correct mouse pointer imprecision should not move the cursor more than one character. When I click to the right of the last character in the URL window, my intent is to add or modify. Since the default behavior on click is to highlight the window contents, a key other than a printable character is required to prevent full field overstrike. An arrow key would serve this purpose if its result is an expected one.
this is a text editor issue
Assignee: hewitt → kin
Component: HTML Form Controls → Editor: Core
QA Contact: madhur → sujay
WFM in 2002021216. Left arrow now moves cursor one character left when I click to right of last character in URL window or anywhere in URL window except extreme left.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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