Closed Bug 1185447 Opened 6 years ago Closed 5 years ago
location bar autocomplete ignores edits in url
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.10; rv:42.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/42.0 Build ID: 20150719030219 Steps to reproduce: 1. clear your history (visited sites and cache) 2. close all FF tabs/windows if any 3. open a new tab and go to the site https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefox 4. close the tab and open a new one 5. now we trying to visit the wikipedia main site as follows 6. enter wiki in the location bar 7. a previously visited wikipedia site appears in the autocomplete dropdown 8. use the cursor key to select that wikipedia entry (but don't hit enter) 9. now the location bar contains the previously visited wikipedia site 10. click in the location bar at the end of the url and delete with backspace until it contains only https://en.wikipedia.org 11. hit enter Actual results: the site https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefox loads Expected results: should load the url as shown in the location bar. in this case https://en.wikipedia.org
Thanks for the report! I've tried this a few times with the latest version of Firefox, using a fresh profile, and cannot reproduce the problem. I'm also on a Mac. Are there any other steps I can try? Do you have any add-ons installed?
i created a new fresh profile. the attached screen recording shows the bug. steps: 00:16 with CMD-V pasting the previously copied url: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefox 00:24-00:25 entering wiki in a new tab and pressing the down arrow once 00:26-00:28 deleting with backspace until only https://en.wikipedia.org is displayed in location bar 00:29 pressing enter 00:30 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefox loads
Thanks Attila! Do you have any add-ons installed?
not in that profile. the screen recording was created with a fresh profile without installing any addons. how i make it: started terminal cd /Applications/FirefoxNightly.app/Contents/MacOS/ ./firefox -ProfileManager created a new profile and started with that profile recorded the video
Agggh, I still cannot reproduce it :(
you made me curious, so i made an another try. 1. deleted /Applications/FirefoxNightly.app 2. deleted /Users/myusername/Library/Application Support/Firefox 3. downloaded Nightly with Safari, installed it under Applications 4. see the second video 4.1 entering moz 4.2 pressing the arrow-down key once (and so selecting https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/about from list) 4.3 backspace until https://www.mozilla.org left 4.4 pressing enter the same issue, but here demonstrated with www.mozilla.org. In this case firefox loads the about page (which i previously selected from dropdown) instead of the index site as shown in the location bar. when i enter www.mozilla.org without selecting anything from dropdown, it loads https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/ as expected. is there anything else i can try?
Could not reproduce. User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:42.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/42.0 Build ID: 20151001142456 [testday-20151002]
I was able to reproduce the issue on Mac OS X 10.10.4 using Firefox 42.0 (20150719030219) and the str from Comment 0. The issue is no longer reproducible on the Latest Nightly 44.0a1 (20151011030229) or on the Firefox 42.0 beta 5 (20151008162217) builds.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 5 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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