line break created if url of a shortened text link is longer than viewable area of page

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Firefox
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trivial
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Tarl, Assigned: Blake Ross)

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041110 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041110 Firefox/1.0

On some pages where a text link has been created like so <a
href="http://www.google.com">Google</a> id the URL is longer than the width of
the page being displayed the linked text will begin a new line (with subsequent,
non-linked, text following it as normal). With some pages refreshing the page
repeatedly eventually makes the link render corectly in the text, with others
the link remains.

Please note: the page I am refering you to is frequently updated (and is of a
homosexual nature), thus the link may be missing though is present today (3rd
Feb 2005).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to site
2. View link on new line
3. Compare output in Internet Explorer

Actual Results:  
The link apeared on a new line in Firefox

Expected Results:  
The link should be in the text (As in Internet Explorer).

The page is not entierly HTML compliant (does not pass the W3C test ~40 Errors).

Comment 1

13 years ago
could you provide a perma-link, or even better, attach a simplified testcase?
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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