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backspace deletes comments

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Core
Editor
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: p.rustagi, Assigned: Joe Francis)

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; SunOS sun4u; en-US; rv:1.3.1) Gecko/20030508
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; SunOS sun4u; en-US; rv:1.3.1) Gecko/20030508

when user types backspace in the "view" mode, the IGNORE-ME HTML, ie.:
<!-- hide this --> 
is deleted, this should be treated as nonviewable that
cannot be deleted, except (possibly) in the "source" mode.

perhaps XML can provide this functionality, but i'd like
to be able to "mark" certain portions of text, and hide
that from WYSIWYG editing. Perhaps this "non-viewable" should
be viewed as a funny customizable (but non-deleteable) 
character/overlay such as "|", so that the cursor could be 
positioned infront or behind it.

i have filed this bug first against "Composite" at :
http://mozdev.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=3883
but this issue might be a core editor issue.


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.invoke editor, click on "Source"
2.add some hide-me text :  <!-- hide this -->
3.click on "View"
4.backspace over the this non-viewable text
5.click on "Source"
6.see that the hide-me HTML is deleted.



Expected Results:  
the hide-me HTML should be not be deleted
Summary: backspace deletes IGNORE-ME HTML → backspace deletes comments
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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