Disable all drag related functions prefs option such as dragdrop and highlight (for touchscreen apps)




Drag and Drop
14 years ago
4 years ago


(Reporter: Oliver Low, Unassigned)



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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624

It would be very helpful to be able to disable all drag related functions such
as drag and drop and highlighting. These features can have negative aesthetic
impact on applications designed for touch screen use where and it would be good
to turn them off. The user will never have anywhere to drag to, and never be
able to copy and paste.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:

I hope I didn't miss this request already logged - I did look.

Comment 1

14 years ago
for real drag and drop things, just remove the drag and drop service, or
replace the contract with something which doesn't do anything.

I'm not sure about the rest of this. Even with just mozilla, i can select text
and drag it to a text area (e.g. this textarea). Does your system have some
character input device?
Assignee: general → blake
Component: Browser-General → XP Apps: Drag and Drop
QA Contact: general → pmac

Comment 2

14 years ago
The need is higher than I originally thought:
A user can drag a graphic into another frame causing the whole document to
reload to just that one graphic, effectively ending the application. With only a
touch screen, the user must either hard reboot the machine, or call tech support
and rely on remote control.

Comment 3

13 years ago
May be related to bug 152080.

I have the same need as the creator of this bug.
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Comment 5

12 years ago
This still continues to be a need.  Please do not close.
Assignee: bross2 → nobody
QA Contact: pmac
QA Contact: drag-drop
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