Radio button selection changes if frame is redrawn as result of opening help, for example

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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SeaMonkey
General
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: Barbara Reed, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000

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(Reporter)

Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; YComp 5.0.0.0)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031211

When page is initally displayed, a default selection is shown for a radio 
button.
If you click something on the page twice, that causes the frame to be redrawn 
twice, for example opening and closing the help panel or closing and reopening 
a portfolio, then the radio button selection changes to the bottom button.  The 
focus (little gray dotted line around the button) stays at the correct (top) 
button, but the selection changes to the bottom button.  I observe this 
behavior in several pages which contain radio buttons. In another panel, if I 
use my mouse to select the top button, then open or close the help panel, the 
top button remains selected, but the focus moves to the bottom button.  The 
difference in the behavior of the two pages may be related to the initial 
setting of the button when arriving at the page.  

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Render a page that contains radio buttons, with top button set initially
2.  Click something  else on the page twice that causes it to be redrawn, for 
example open and close the help panel.
3.  Observer that the radio button setting has changed to the bottom button, 
but focus remains on the top button.

Actual Results:  
The actual setting of the radio button when is the bottom button (wrong).

Expected Results:  
Expect radio button setting to be retained when help panel is opened then 
closed.

If there is a workaround to this problem that we can use while awaiting a 
permanent fix, that would be great.

Comment 1

15 years ago
This sounds suspiciously like bug 175289...could you please have a look there
and see if it's what you're describing?
(Reporter)

Comment 2

15 years ago
Created attachment 137316 [details]
html for a page which illustrates radio button problem

YOu probably can't load this because it has lots of references to other files,
but maybe looking at will tell you if this problem is related to 175289.
(Reporter)

Comment 3

15 years ago
I looked at 175289 - the behavior sounds similar, but I see this behavior on 
pages which do not contain tables, and on pages which do not contain tr /tr 
blocks.  I've attached my html in case it might be helpful.

Updated

15 years ago
Attachment #137316 - Attachment mime type: text/plain → text/html

Comment 4

15 years ago
That doesn't help too much unfortunately, because the radiobuttons must be in
one of the linked documents; they don't show up when I load the file you
attached. Do you have access to the other files, and if so could you zip them
all up and attach them?
(Reporter)

Comment 5

15 years ago
Unfortunately I do not have access to all of the infrastructure that this panel 
uses.  I thought it might just give you a clue as to whether or not it is a 
dup.    
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