Closed Bug 1500164 Opened 2 years ago Closed 2 years ago

It's hard to select text from release notes in new about:addons

Categories

(Toolkit :: Add-ons Manager, defect, P2)

64 Branch
defect

Tracking

()

VERIFIED FIXED
mozilla64
Tracking Status
firefox64 --- verified
firefox65 --- verified

People

(Reporter: yfdyh000, Assigned: mstriemer)

References

Details

Attachments

(2 files)

STR:
1. View Recent Updates in new about:addons.
2. Show Release Notes for an add-on.
3. Try to select some or all of the text, the mouse end position is free, select one or more times.


Actual results:
It's easy to trigger the effect of clicking on a card and go to the details of the add-on. It seems that I have to place the mouse end point outside the card, and I can't use the text already selected as the starting point for the second selection.


Expected results:
Easy to select.
This section is definitely not great (even before the changes) but this is indeed annoying. The click handler [1] should be updated to ignore clicks in the release notes and the cursor should likely be updated when over this section as well.

[1] https://searchfox.org/mozilla-central/rev/c56977420df7a1b692ce0f7e499ddb364d9fd7b2/toolkit/mozapps/extensions/content/extensions.xml#1493
Priority: -- → P2
Assignee: nobody → mstriemer
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/9eefd4904036
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla64
Attached image Bug1500164.gif
I was able to reproduce this issue on Firefox 64.0a1(20181018123730) under Win 7 64-bit and  Mac OS X 10.13.3.

This issue is verified as fixed on Firefox 65.0a1(20181022220734) and Firefox 64.0b3 (20181022150107) under Win 7 64-bit and Mac OS X 10.13.3.

Please see the attached video.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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