Closed Bug 294699 Opened 15 years ago Closed 14 years ago
Unable to click link or select text that is covered/overlapped by a positioned, transparent layer
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041220 K-Meleon/0.9 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041220 K-Meleon/0.9 See the attached URL. The same behavior in Firefox 1.04, Firefox 1.0+ 20050517, K-meleon O.9 and Mozilla Suite 1.4, 1.7.4, and 1.8b2 nightly build. Works in MSIEs and Opera. Not sure, wheater this is a bug according to CSS, but it feels weired for me as user - its visible, it should be clickable and selectable. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Visit the page. 2. Try to click the link. 3. Try to select the text of the link. Actual Results: Nothing. Expected Results: Go to the page or select text. Workaround wor the webmaster in this case is setting height of the containing absolutely positioned element to 0.
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The problem here is that there's a "transparent layer" overlapping the text. I've added a background-color to that layer to show this.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 102695 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 14 years ago
Component: General → Layout
Product: Firefox → Core
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Summary: Unable to click link or select text by a certain combination of relative and absolute positioning. → Unable to click link or select text that is covered/overlapped by a positioned, transparent layer
Version: unspecified → Trunk
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