Steps to reproduce: - aggregate some browsing history on, for example, HN: http://news.ycombinator.com/ - open a few comment pages, etc - in the URL bar, start typing in HN's url - "news." - you should see that the rest of the base url "prefills" and is currently "selected" - don't finish typing, but rather click past the end of the url - selection disappears, cursor is at the end - start typing the rest of the url. in case of HN, it might be something like "item?id=123" - you'll see that as you type the 1st character, another part of the url prefills automatically ("item" in this case), but it isn't selected and doesn't give way to your input - so if you continue to type, you'll end up with something like "news.ycombinator.com/itemtem" Note that this doesn't happen if you start with a full URL, put cursor at the end, erase a portion of it, and start typing - everything behaves normally.
This sounds like a dupe of bug 1222889.
Yes I agree.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 1222889
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