From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.7) Gecko/20011221 BuildID: 2001122108 I think it is okay to fire links, events, scripts etc. in the browser window, but when user wants to select the element, these kind of stuffs shouldn't fire, for example, when user wants to select a link element that will open a new window, the new window shouldn't be opened. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. open test case 2. try to select on those link elements Actual Results: all events, links, scripts etc. are fired, just like normal. Expected Results: these kind of stuffs shouldn't fire as user wants to select elements only.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
ok, here's a much smaller testcase, the reporter is right, and actually editor has a similar problem. Steps to play: click the url link, inspect the window, click the link to select it for inspection. Expectation: Inspector displays information about the link. Likely result: Window goes away.
Severity: normal → enhancement
OS: Linux → All
Hardware: PC → All
oh well ... the window goes away ... i haven't think of this, may be this is not just an enhancement than ?
Created attachment 93954 [details] [diff] [review] call preventDefault() and stopPropagation() a lot.
Comment on attachment 93954 [details] [diff] [review] call preventDefault() and stopPropagation() a lot. r=jkeiser if you prevent mousedown in MouseDownListener too--not that I'm a DOM Inspector hacker, but I am an events hacker :) Also note that there is dead code in MouseDownListener (the "mouseover" case), may want to remove that if hewitt wants. This doesn't prevent onmouseover and onmousemove, but unless we are really trying to prevent all JS from happening (which I don't think we are), this should deal with the common cases (most of which happen on click, the worst of which is <A HREF>).
Attachment #93954 - Flags: review+
Assignee: hewitt → bzbarsky
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
Priority: -- → P1
Summary: Links, events, scripts shouldn't fire when user select an object → [FIX]Links, events, scripts shouldn't fire when user select an object
Target Milestone: Future → mozilla1.2alpha
Created attachment 93961 [details] [diff] [review] patch with jkeiser's comment addressed
Attachment #93954 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Comment on attachment 93961 [details] [diff] [review] patch with jkeiser's comment addressed marking r=jkeiser
Attachment #93961 - Flags: review+
Comment on attachment 93961 [details] [diff] [review] patch with jkeiser's comment addressed sr=hewitt
Attachment #93961 - Flags: superreview+
Fix checked in.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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