CTRL-F Find Box doesn't Find in frames



17 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: jeffbhav, Assigned: jag-mozilla)


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17 years ago
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:0.9.9+) Gecko/20020417
BuildID:    2002041718

In a Tabbed envirnomnet, if you load a page which has frames and click CTRL-F
the find box on a particular
It works, If you leave the find box up, and reload the frames then try to find
by clicking the Find box, it doesn't search anything. 

You have to close currently open Find Box and reopen it.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.In a tabbed environment, open any page with frames, select a frame,
  CTRL-F to find. 
2.Reload all frames by pressing Reload button, click any frame. click on
  Find Box, type stuff to find.
3.Nothing happens.
To Search.  I bet the find dialog remembers its "parent" and that parent is gone....
Assignee: attinasi → sgehani
Component: Layout → Search
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows 98 → All
QA Contact: petersen → claudius
Hardware: PC → All

Comment 2

17 years ago
-> XP Apps: GUI Features
Assignee: sgehani → blaker
Component: Search → XP Apps: GUI Features
QA Contact: claudius → paw

Comment 3

17 years ago
qa --> pmac@netscape.com
QA Contact: paw → pmac

Comment 4

17 years ago
-> tabbed browsing...
Assignee: blaker → jaggernaut
Component: XP Apps: GUI Features → Tabbed Browser
QA Contact: pmac → sairuh
QA Contact: sairuh → pmac
QA Contact: pmac → sairuh

Comment 5

13 years ago
Same thing here: when editing in Wikipedia, <Find in this Page> failed to find the keyword I looked for in the text I wanted to modify...
Product: Core → SeaMonkey

Comment 6

9 years ago
Still present in SM 2.0.6pre. Reproducible in a non tabbed window too.

Comment 7

8 years ago
1. On trunk we now use the Firefox/Toolkit findbar.
2. WFM with http://www.angelfire.com/super/badwebs/ and the STR.
Tested with:
 Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:2.0b9pre) Gecko/20110101 SeaMonkey/2.1b2pre
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Component: Tabbed Browser → Find In Page
QA Contact: bugzilla → keyboard.fayt
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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