Firefox displays Prometric's test-date selection calendar incorrectly




14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: albertorj2, Unassigned)



Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)


(Whiteboard: testcase-needed, URL)


(1 attachment)



14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4

I signed up for an exam which according to the calendar on Prometric's website,
let me select Saturday the 20th of 2005. Well, the 20th is a Friday, and I did
not realize this until I showed up on Saturday to take the exam only to be told
I was out of $125 for missing it the prior day. The calendar's days are not
aligned correctly using Firefox, but the problem is non-existant using Internet
Explorer. Perhaps Prometric doesn't care how their site looks outside of IE? Or
perhaps this is really a Firefox bug? Either way, now I'm out of $125 for zero
services rendered.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log onto
2. Click Test Takers to advance to the scheduling section
3. Attempting to schedule and exam draws a calendar with the days in the wrong

Actual Results:  
A calendar used to select the test date appears wrong. The days, listed
horizontally by letter, do not align with the correct DATE of the month.

Expected Results:  
The days in the calendar should align with the date of the month.

Comment 1

14 years ago

Could you create a testcase for this misalignment by attaching the calendar code
from the webpage (so we don't all have to register)?  This would help us decide
whether it is a Firefox Layout bug or a case for Tech Evangelism.

Also, just for completeness, could you test the same page with a recent nightly
build of Firefox from ?  This could
eliminate the possibility that it was a Layout bug but has already been fixed.

Comment 2

14 years ago
Created attachment 184264 [details]
FF 20050521 Trunk WinXP screenshot

Same behaviour with Opera 8.0 WinXP.

Comment 3

14 years ago
This is probably a bug in the way the page was written if it doesn't work in
either Opera 8 or Firefox Trunk.  I am going to add the qawanted keyword for a
testcase so that we can test this without registering.
Keywords: qawanted
Whiteboard: testcase-needed


14 years ago
Summary: Lost $125 due to the way Firefox displays Prometric's test-date selection calendar → Firefox displays Prometric's test-date selection calendar incorrectly
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