Open Bug 1571497 Opened 2 years ago Updated 2 years ago

Firefox doesn't allow dragging of macOS screenshot previews


(Core :: DOM: Copy & Paste and Drag & Drop, defect, P3)

68 Branch





(Reporter: husseydevin, Unassigned)


User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/68.0

Steps to reproduce:

Took a screenshot on macOS Mojave 10.14.2, and dragged the preview in the corner of the screen to a file drop zone (such as Discord and here to attempt to upload it.

Actual results:

Nothing. The screenshot is not uploaded.

Expected results:

The screenshot should be uploaded as if it were a normal file.

Component: Untriaged → Drag and Drop
OS: Unspecified → macOS
Product: Firefox → Core
Hardware: Unspecified → x86_64

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Flags: needinfo?(enndeakin)

More detailed steps:

  1. Press Command+Shift+5
  2. Press Capture and a thumbnail will appear in the corner of the screen.
  3. Drag onto the url above.

It looks like the dataTransfer.files is empty, but on Safari it contains a reference to a png image.

Flags: needinfo?(enndeakin)
Priority: -- → P3
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