text caret (blinky cursor line) shows through menus on click

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

()

Core
XUL
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trivial
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: Bob Dole on a Stick, Assigned: David Hyatt)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

Attachments

(1 attachment)

(Reporter)

Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20030916
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20030916

Upon clicking of a menu item, the text cursor will momentarily show through the
menu.
This applies for text input fields on webpages, also the location bar.
Not a show-stopper, but a consistant little cosmetic flaw...

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Place a text box near the top of a page
2. Click in it
3. Drop down a menu over it and click an item in that menu

Actual Results:  
The caret becomes visible through the menu for a split second

Expected Results:  
replace the caret with an animated dancing bear, and make it visible through all
ui elements

Modern theme
(Reporter)

Comment 1

15 years ago
Created attachment 132255 [details]
screenshot of offending caret
(Reporter)

Updated

15 years ago
Flags: blocking1.5+

Updated

15 years ago
Flags: blocking1.5+

Comment 2

15 years ago
Same thing in Mozilla 1.6/WinXP. Looks like clicking a menu item only slows down
page redraw after the menu is closed. The caret is drawn first, that's why it
seems to show through the menu.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED

Updated

10 years ago
Component: XP Toolkit/Widgets: Menus → XUL
QA Contact: shrir → xptoolkit.widgets
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