Press ^f and search for a word that occurs multiple times on a page. On http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/docs/api/allclasses-frame.html a good word to search for is "basic". Find the first occurance and then close the find dialog. Search for all occurances of "basic" by holding down the search again key (^g) until you have reached the last occurance. At this point let up on the key and watch mozilla pop up many many "The text you entered was not found" dialogs. I just got 29 dialogs which I had to close. I should only get one. To make this worse, mozilla becomes unresponsive as it generates all these dialogs (which may take a minute or more.)
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QA Contact: sairuh → pmac
Stephen, what build ID did you use? I couldn't reproduce your problem. It seemed I had different problem. I was holding the (^g) to search again until the last occurance, first, it took a minutes or more to pop up "1" dialog only "The text you entered was not found". Then I tied the second or third time again, it hung there without popping up a dialog at all. (linux: netscape commercial build: 2002-02-19-06-trunk).
Keywords: hang, nsbeta1
Once a dialog has appeared, pressing ^g has no effect. (No more dialog boxes appear.) However when you press ^g multiple times (or hold it down) after you have found the last occurance but before the dialog appears, mozilla will generate additional dialog boxes which it displays all in the same place. I'm using build 2002021411 and will try a new one.
I just downloaded and tested build 2002022008 (linux) with the same results. I also tried moving the dialog boxes around just to make sure that it was indeed many separated dialog boxes and not just one on which the ok button was somehow broken. I discovered that the dialog boxes generated are somehow model to each other. You must close them in the reverse order they popped up. It also appears to not matter how many times a word appears on the page, but how close you are to the bottom when you start searching. I can cause this problem by searching for "funkychicken" (which is found nowhere in the document) if "AbstractAction" is highlighted, I can not cause this problem by searching for "funkychicken" if "_Remote_Stub" is highlighted. New instructions for duplicating: highlight the "All Classes" at the top of the page. ^f seach for "AbstractAction" close all dialogs. press ^g twice in quick succession. you will get two dialogs.
Assignee: trudelle → bryner
Stephen, thanks for providing more details. I could easily reproduce this with your comment #5. Yes, there're two dialogs pop up. It also happens on windows 98 and Mac os 9.2 as well. So change to OS: All.
OS: Linux → All
Hardware: PC → All
Nav triage team: nsbeta1-
Keywords: nsbeta1 → nsbeta1-
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Status: NEW → UNCONFIRMED
MASS-CHANGE: This bug report is registered in the SeaMonkey product, but still has no comment since the inception of the SeaMonkey project 5 years ago. Because of this, we're resolving the bug as EXPIRED. If you still can reproduce the bug on SeaMonkey 2 or otherwise think it's still valid, please REOPEN it and if it is a platform or toolkit issue, move it to the according component. Query tag for this change: EXPIRED-20100420
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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