Open Bug 1296261 Opened 4 years ago Updated 4 years ago

Clicking on the content of :before style does not clear selected text content

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(Core :: DOM: Selection, defect)

48 Branch
defect
Not set
normal

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(Reporter: joachim.seminck, Unassigned)

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Attached video FF_Issue.mov
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_11_5) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/52.0.2743.116 Safari/537.36

Steps to reproduce:

https://jsfiddle.net/6grvh2xh/

1/ First select the text "Select me first" by dragging the cursor. 
2/ Click on the "Click me, text stays selected" 
3/ Click on the "Click me, text is cleared"



Actual results:

In step 2, clicking on the "Click me, text stays selected" does not clear the selected text.


Expected results:

In step 2, clicking on the "Click me, text stays selected" I would expect the selected text to be cleared. So that the behaviour is the same as with other browsers.

See also attached video.
likely a part of bug 12460.
See Also: → 12460
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Untriaged → Selection
Ever confirmed: true
Product: Firefox → Core
Not really part of bug 12460. On Blink, you cannot select text on generated content either, but clicking them could still clear the existing selection.
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