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Backspacing out of Findbar should take you back to your original position

NEW
Unassigned

Status

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Toolkit
Find Toolbar
P5
enhancement
13 years ago
a year ago

People

(Reporter: wesj, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.7 Branch
All
Windows 2000
Points:
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Details

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Description

13 years ago
Sorry if I'm not supposed to post these. This is just a usability request
though.  When someone backs out of a find, by backspacing, they're left at
whatever the last partial word FF found was, instead of being taken back to
where they started.

So for instance, If I'm searching for the word 'bandgap'. I type 'band' and FF
moved me to where that was in the page. Then when I typed the 'g' the Findbar
turned red indicating that the word wasn't in the page. So I backspaced out of
the search, but I still somewhere unkonw in the middle of the document. It's
disorienting and non-friendly behavior. I think FF should probably take you back
to where you started the search. Not sure if the same behavior should exist for
using 'Escape' since that may be the normal way to back out of a search that was
successful too.
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Comment 2

12 years ago
The "bug" still exists.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Assignee: firefox → nobody
QA Contact: fast.find
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Updated

9 years ago
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
Priority: -- → P5
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