cursor jumps while deleting text



Message Compose Window
13 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Josh Kelley, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)


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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0

While deleting text in a saved draft, the cursor may jump around and Thunderbird
may insert an extra space.  This is for Thunderbird 0.9 (20041103).

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Write a message with the following line: "JBC Computer Services"
2. Save the message as a draft.
3. Re-open it for editing.
4. Position the cursor at the beginning of the line and press Delete three times.

Actual Results:  
Thunderbird inserts an extra space at the beginning of the line and the cursor
jumps to the just before the C.

Expected Results:  
No inserting extra spaces, no cursor jumping.
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Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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