User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1 I have noticed a problem when typing in textarea boxes, at least on a particular forum http://forums.macrumors.com When I am typing a reply to a thread, if a word I've typed has the single quote in it (such as with the word "I've"), hitting that single quote character seems to result in "type ahead find" launching on its own - even though I don't have "Use Find as you Type" enabled. This seems to be a new problem in Firefox PR 10/10.1 Don't know if this is specific to OS X build or not. UPDATE: As I was entering this bug, I saw this happen on this enter_bug.cgi page. It started after I hit the "/" character two paragraphs above - now if I hit ' or / find as you type launches. So I can only type those characters by hitting them, then waiting until find as you type times out (which fortunately I've set for a short interval). Reproducible: Sometimes Steps to Reproduce: 1. Start typing in a textarea box 2. Type something that uses a single quote "'" or a slash "/" 3. Notice that find as you type launches itself Actual Results: The things I was trying to type into the textarea box were instead being used as find as you type input. Expected Results: My typing in the textarea box should have continued unhindered.
This seems to be virtually identical to some of the "me too" posts on bug 258285, although it is somewhat different than the actual bug report in that case. Since some of those posters were on different architectures, I'm removing the OS and hardware specifics (assuming of course that I'm allowed to do that!). Also I mistyped the version - it should be Firefox 1.0PR
OS: MacOS X → All
Hardware: Macintosh → All
Version: unspecified → 1.0 Branch
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 254592 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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