hitting return after quoted text inserts newlines UNDER the cursor

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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SeaMonkey
MailNews: Message Display
RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: Wolf, Unassigned)

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Description

16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130

Hitting return to insert newlines between quoted text and text about to be typed
causes the newlines to be inserted after the cursor, which means I need to
scroll down with the cursor keys to get to the where I want to type.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Reply to message
2.Click within quoted text
3.Hit return a few times

Actual Results:  
Newlines inserted after the cursor

Expected Results:  
Cursor moves down as I hit return/newlines inserted at (before) cursor.

Updated

16 years ago
QA Contact: olgam → esther

Comment 1

16 years ago
I see this with 1.3b under linux as well.
| this is a test line.

If I move the cursor to before "test" and hit return to insert
a new line, I would expect the text to become

| this is a 
test line

But mozilla tries to be smart and add "|" before the second line.
But I get an extra newline as reported here and so the result is

| this is a

| test line

and the cursor is on the line between the two quoted ("|") lines.

This is rather annoying and in the serious problem category.


Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Updated

13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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