Open Bug 249909 Opened 16 years ago Updated 13 years ago
Italics command doesn't recognize emphasis
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040616 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040616 Although mozilla's embedded editor doesn't write emphasis tags for italics, it refuses to manipulate them as well to at least undo the emphasis (italics). Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Go to http://www.kevinroth.com/rte/demo.htm 2. Highlight preloaded word 3. Click the I (italics) button Actual Results: Italics cannot be discarded if using emphasis tags. Expected Results: Should be able to discard italics if using the emphasis tags.
I see this too on LInux 2004091107 I did notice STRONG/bold and I/italics works fine.
OS: Windows 98 → All
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Um, let me see, yup this is still a bug. Just because it's old, it doesn't mean it's fixed. Tested with fckeditor (fckeditor.net) and it still can't manipulate emphasis tags (build 20050908 Firefox 1.5 Beta and 20050910 Seamonkey 1.0a).
OS: All → Windows XP
Version: Trunk → 1.8 Branch
I just tested on Firefox 1.5 (build 20051111) and it is still broken. I suppose the only workaround for this since it seems unlikely this bug will ever get fixed would be to make the editors do a search for em tags and replace them with i tags so Gecko browsers would be able to manipulate the italics text.
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