Search/Find as you type (FAYT) wraps at first but fails to wrap when repeated

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
10 years ago

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(Reporter: bugzilla.mail, Assigned: aaronlev)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; SunOS sun4u; en-US; rv:1.8a5) Gecko/20041012
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; SunOS sun4u; en-US; rv:1.8a5) Gecko/20041012

Using "Find as you type" usually wraps. But, if the search is repeated
using either Ctrl/G or F3 (UNIX) in another tab it no longer wraps and
the "The Text you entered was not found" dialogue appears.

Returning to the original tab and hitting Ctrl/G or F3 still fails to
wrap.

This also fails in mail messages.




Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Using 'find as you type' (either for links or text) locate some text
2. Verify that Ctrl/G or F3 repeats the search and the search wraps
3. Go to another tab and hit Ctrl/G or F3, the search no longer wraps
4. Return to the first tab, hit Ctrl/G or F3, the search no longer wraps

It doesn't matter if the text searched for is on the second tab or not,
the search will no longer wrap if you return to the original tab.

Actual Results:  
Repeating a search on a different tab no longer wraps.

Repeating a search once you've failed on another tab no longer wraps
on the original tab.



Expected Results:  
The wrapping should be consistent. If searching wraps it should
continue to wrap.


I suspect there is a conflict between the expected wrapping on FAYT
and the wrap setting in the Ctrl/F find dialogue. In other words, once
FAYT has been 'forgotten' the last FAYT search is now considered the
find dialogue search and the associated wrap settings now apply ... ie
don't wrap.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → SeaMonkey
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