Delete forward word gets following punctuation too

NEW
Unassigned

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Core
Editor
15 years ago
11 years ago

People

(Reporter: Uri Dor, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: DUPE?)

(Reporter)

Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312

If I press ctrl+del at the beginning of "word...", the whole string is deleted,
including the periods and the closing quotes. The same goes for shift+ctrl+right
arrow. Double-clicking, however, will only select the word, as it should.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. go to this bug's "details"
2. put the caret after the first quotes
3. ctrl+del or shift+ctrl+right arrow

Actual Results:  
the whole string is deleted/selected.

Expected Results:  
only select/delete "word"

possibly related to #181926

Updated

15 years ago
Summary: Delete wordward word gets following punctuation too → Delete forward word gets following punctuation too

Comment 1

15 years ago
Confirmed:
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030604
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Comment 3

13 years ago
Confirmed that this is a problem in Firefox 1.0x textareas and I doubt anyone
has fixed it.  It is probably a duplicate of another bug but I can't find it
right now.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Whiteboard: DUPE?
word...

Updated

12 years ago
Blocks: 344417
QA Contact: bugzilla → editor
Assignee: mozeditor → nobody
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