Closed Bug 28816 Opened 21 years ago Closed 21 years ago
Selection problems (dragging and dbl-click) with punctuation (<, >, /, etc
When looking at a page with HTML-like punctuation (a source window, for example), the user is unable to properly select text OR text is properly selected by the selection hilite does not cover some punctuation. As cut-and-paste are not working for me in this build, I am unable to determine whether the problem is cosmetic however I am able to repsoduct it every time. On a line like this: <a href=http://foo.com/test.html>Test URL</a> If you double-click the "http", you get a selection from the href= through to the space at the end of the word "Test" However, the = and the > will not be hilited in that example. The expected result is that both of these should be hilited leaving an unbroken hilited block. It is arguable that we're hiliting too much anyway on a double-click. This bug does not address that problem. That's bug #6875 Please note that this problem also occurs when you use a click-n-drag to hilite text. I have not verified that this bug happens on pages other than the view source page as it can be difficult to find pages that contain HTML. I am assuming that the view-source page uses the standard display engine although double-checking this would be a good idea.
Target Milestone: M16
(Please note bug #12460.)
view source is a generated page *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 12460 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 21 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Verifying as duplicate; left note in 12460 to request verification of dupes when that bug is verified. This works for me within Composer using this morning's Mac OS build.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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