Closed Bug 25131 Opened 21 years ago Closed 20 years ago

When drag, text becomes selected.


(Core :: DOM: Core & HTML, defect, P3)






(Reporter: mgalli, Assigned: mjudge)




200012609 on WinNT 4 SP5.

To reproduce: open URL and drag the blue pane, try dragging very fast over the 
text, moving, etc.

Expected: Just to move the blue pane based on mouse position. 

Actual: See that the background text as well the text over the blue area becomes 

Comments: I testing using slow machines it's very easy to observe.
Passing along to mjudge, since he's selection owner.
Assignee: vidur → mjudge
Summary: When drag, text becomes selected. → When drag, text becomes selected.
changing QA contact to eli and setting milestone to m15
QA Contact: vidur → elig
Target Milestone: M15
OS: Windows NT → All
Hardware: PC → All
Target Milestone: M15 → M16
Using the provided example this is the expected behavor, the scriptor should 
have used event.preventDefault() to prevent the selection of the text. I 
modified the example to use a call to event.preventDefault() and it no longer 
selects the text ( 
This bug should be marked as INVALID.
so i am marking it invalid now. I concur this does fix the problem.
Closed: 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Rubber-stamping as Verified/Invalid, since I'm not familiar with the subject 
area, and trust mjudge.

Marco, please do re-open if you believe this resolution is in error. (and keep up 
the awesome demos! ;)
Eli, roger,

do you believe this should be the expected behavior? I believe with Netscape 4.x
this behavior was not happening. Looking for input.
Component: DOM Level 2 → DOM Other
Component: DOM Other → DOM Level 1
Component: DOM → DOM: Core & HTML
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