User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041026 Firefox/1.0RC1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041026 Firefox/1.0RC1 I'm not sure if it's Firefoxs fault, but it's the only application i experienced this behaviour and i think it only affects people using Mac OS X: I use SideTrack 0.9 by Alex Harper (http://www.ragingmenace.com/software/sidetrack/) which enables various features for the trackpad. I have right/left scrolling configured on the bottom on the trackpad. As i understand left/right scrolling with shift moves in the history back and forth which is a very annoying feature on Mac OS X and there is already a bug (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=248251) filed that there should be at least an option to disable it on Mac OS X because it is not the usual behaviour on this platform. But i have experienced something else: if you tap click on the trackpad and then scroll on the (horizontal) scrollarea for left/right scrolling the history also moves back- and forward, although WITHOUT the shift key down. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. populate the history by surfing to some websites 2. tap click on the trackpad and then emediatly 3. scroll left/right in the horizontal scroll area Actual Results: The browsers walks through the history as if the shift key is pressed down Expected Results: nothing, execept a left/right scroll in the browser window if applicable. Mac OS X 10.3.5 SideTrack 0.9 with trackpad tap and horizontal scroll enabled
Hmm? Mouse != keyboard
Assignee: aaronleventhal → firefox
Component: Keyboard Navigation → General
QA Contact: jruderman → firefox.general
This is a bigger problem now that Apple has released Powerbooks with "two-finger scrolling". It is no longer necessary to have Sidetrack installed to experience this bug. When attempting to use two fingers to scroll vertically in Firefox, if both fingers don't hit the trackpad at the same instant, a horizontal scroll is registered, which sends you back several pages (or forward several pages, depending on which finger hit first).
I think that this is the same issue as <a href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=282140">bug 282140</a>
Hi! I have a new 1.67 Ghz PowerBook with the scrolling trackpad feature. Whenever I use my two-finger horizontal-scroll option it does the same as a <Shift> Scroll with FireFox only. I never had that problem before with my Safari browser. My trackPad is also a little sensitive; so while using the vertical-scrolling feature, often my page shifts slightly to the left or right on other browsers. However, with FireFox the page changes all together to other previous or forward pages. Basically, nearly every time I try to scroll up or down a page I get sent to another page because of the FireFox bug thing. Please fix this first, ok?
This happens on Linux as well. I just got a Mighty Mouse, and I experience this as well. All Linux applications seem to use key 6/7 as scroll left/right, yet firefox breaks that norm and uses it as forward back. Perhaps this needs to be changed so that 6/7 is scroll (as per the psuedo standard), and 8/9 as the forward back. I want the side-scroll to work in all apps, not just firefox, or every other app but firefox.
I have same problem on my new iBook/Mac OS 10.4. Using two fingers on the touchpad for scrolling almost always sends me back in history. This is extremely annoying and makes the Firefox v.1.0.7 unusable. Please fix it soon...
I'd like to bump this and say that this is still a problem that eeds to be fixed, mozilla gives me the same problem when I use my new macbook, they should at least make a patch to allow the side to side scrolling to be disabled in mozilla. Please fix soon, I love mozilla programs and don't want to have to stop using them.
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