doubleclick on word before a link. First word in link is marked as well.




14 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Peter Brodersen, Unassigned)


Windows XP

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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113

In a case of text like foo bar baz where bar baz is a link, a doubleclick on the
word "foo" will result in selection of "foo bar", not only "foo".

"Baz" is not needed to reproduce the problem. The link URL is not important.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make code like: <p>Foo <a href="">Bar Baz</p>
2. Doubleclick on Foo

Actual Results:  
"Foo Bar" gets selected

Expected Results:  
Only "Foo" should be selected

Tested at WinXP, moz1.6b and moz1.6.

Error also occurs at Win2000, moz1.5a.

Haven't tested on other platforms.

Comment 1

14 years ago
Minor typo... the bug also appears in valid (X)HTML :)

<p>Foo <a href="">Bar Baz</a></p>


Comment 2

14 years ago
Happens in Firebird 0.7 too. Foo Bar_ is highlighted (meaning Foo, Bar, and the
space between Bar and Baz.)

Comment 3

14 years ago
It seems like it happens at any word followed by any tag - it doesn't have to be
an anchor.

E.g. when doubleclicking on "Status" in "Status Whiteboard" (present at this
bug-page), both words gets marked.

1. Create page with <b>Status <u>W</u>hiteboard:</b>
2. Doubleclick on "Status"

Comment 4

13 years ago
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Comment 7

12 years ago
but it's still there
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