From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.9) Gecko/20020412 Debian/0.9.9-6 BuildID: 0.9.9 If you add the following line to your prefs.js... user_pref("nglayout.widget.gfxscrollbars", true); ... and then type an URL long enough to force the URL field to start scrolling, GTK+ scroll bars will appear, hiding the text you are typing. Changing the pref to "false" resolves the problem. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Add the following line to your prefs.js: user_pref("nglayout.widget.gfxscrollbars", true); 2. Start Mozilla. 3. Type a *long* URL, so that the URL field has to start scrolling. Actual Results: The URL field is hidden behind two GTK+ scroll bars. Expected Results: The URL field should just have scrolled to the side.
*** Bug 141976 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
the line pref("nglayout.widget.gfxscrollbars", true); seems to have been in all.js since September 1999, so there should be no need to duplicate it in prefs.js.. What happens if you remove the line alltogether? (Instead of setting it to false)
If I remove the line, things work fine as well.
Snooped around in bug 35996: I wonder if some of the explanation for this can be found in bug 35996 comment 20 Perhaps related: bug 121440, where native scrollbar behaviour changed. (March 31st this year)
reporter (Johan Walles): can you reproduce this bug with a recent build of mozilla (for example, 1.1beta)? if so, please comment again with details. if not, please resolve this bug as WORKSFORME. thanks.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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