sometimes, when you partially select text, the whole page get selected and sticks to that

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Firefox
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major
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: Mathieu Pellerin, Assigned: Blake Ross)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040903 Firefox/0.9.1+ StumbleUpon/1.995
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040903 Firefox/0.9.1+ StumbleUpon/1.995

Okey, it started to happen within the two last weeks of nighties ... sometimes
when you select a part of a text, it will select, by itself, the whole text in
the page ... and when you click on the background to deselect it, nothing happens.

if you want your page back to normal, 'cause it's quite ugly otherwise, you have
to "select all" then it'll un select when you click on the background.

I "think" (but don't take it as a fact) that it happens when you select some
text while the page is still loading, everything will be ok but when the page
finishes loading, it'll select everything and cannot be unselected other than
doing the step above.

This might be a gecko problem but I'm not so sure so I put it here since I only
use firefox.

Reproducible: Sometimes
Steps to Reproduce:
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Comment 1

14 years ago
this just happened to me on a background tab (so I wasn't selecting something or
anything) ... this is critical, but unfortunately I don't know what is the cause
nor how to duplicate that...
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Comment 2

14 years ago
I'm still seeing this bug with the trunk, it's a shame I can't find  a way to
reproduce it

Comment 3

13 years ago
Confirmed. Happens to me (Mozilla 1.0.3)
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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