mouse wheel stops working after a few clicks



15 years ago
10 years ago


(Reporter: dicks, Assigned: blizzard)



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15 years ago
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040225 Firefox/0.8

Scrolling the page at the URL mentioned above with the mouse wheel stops after a
few clicks. Scrolling with the arrow keys or scroll bar still works. After
Page-Up, the mouse wheel works again, but for a few clicks only.

This is a regression in Firefox-0.8. The page works fine with Firebird-0.7

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Visit the URL
2. scroll down a few clicks using the mouse wheel

Actual Results:  
The mouse wheel stops working.

Expected Results:  
The mouse wheel should not stop working (duh!).

Comment 1

15 years ago
WFM LInux Mozilla 2004032308
I see it on LInux Mozilla week old CVS build w/gtk2/xft
I see it on LInux FF 20040323 w/GTK2/xft
WFM LInux FF 20040323 w/gtk1

Comment 2

15 years ago
Interesting.  Looks like all the scroll events are being delivered to one of the
menus on the left.  Not sure if that's intentional or not.  The widget system
certainly is delivering them so this doesn't appear to be down at the widget
layer.  Probably something higher in the view manager or dom?
Hrr. Jesiah, can you narrow down the regression further?

Comment 4

15 years ago
Using Mozilla CVS I narrowed it down to 15-17 Sep 2003 00:00 PST.  This seems
odd as Firebird 7's modified dates on the servers are Oct 15. 
Note:  that after and including the 17th this bug will only show up in certin
places but not the whole screen like more current versions of mozilla.  When you
move the mouse a few inches it will start scrolling again.
Jesiah, THANKS!! I suspect bug 69355.

Jesiah, can you try producing a small testcase? I suspect it involves the use of
"overflow:hidden". One thing to try would be removing all overflow:hidden from
the test page(s) you already have and see if that makes the bug go away.

Comment 6

15 years ago
Created attachment 145144 [details]
okay, I'm pretty sure this is overflow:hidden elements eating the scroll events
(because they're now a special case of scrollable elements). But I can't easily
see exactly what's going on here because I don't have a wheel mouse. Maybe David
can help...
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