bad buffer when defaultValue assignment

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

Status

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Core
DOM: Core & HTML
RESOLVED WORKSFORME
11 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: jesse, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.8 Branch
x86
All
Points:
---

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: WFM on trunk?)

Attachments

(1 attachment)

(Reporter)

Description

11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.2; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727)
Build Identifier: 2.0.0.3

<html>
<head>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
<script language="JavaScript">

function save(mode){
									
       buildMasterForm();
       var masterForm = FindFormByName('masterForm');       
       if (masterForm == null){
          alert('Error while constructing the master form');
       }
			
        masterForm.submit();
}

function FindFormByName(sName,doc){
    if (doc == null)
        doc = document;

   if (doc.forms == null){
        return null;
   }

    for (var i = 0; i< doc.forms.length; i++){
          if (doc.forms[i].name==sName)
              return doc.forms[i];
    }
    return null;
}

function readFieldsFireFox(oTarget)
{
    if (oTarget == null){
           alert(' oTarget is null');
           return;
    }
    layerForms=document.forms;
    for (i=0; i<layerForms.length; i++){
           for (j=0; j<layerForms[i].elements.length; j++){
              var oCopy =  layerForms[i].elements[j].cloneNode(true);
              if (oCopy.tagName == "TEXTAREA"){

                 alert("The value of the node being cloned Deep  cloneNode(true) " + layerForms[i].elements[j].name + "  is " + layerForms[i].elements[j].value);

                 // Assign the defaultValue... 
                 oCopy.defaultValue = "jesse";

                 // Display the defaultValue.
                 alert("defaultValue of " + oCopy.name + "  is " + oCopy.defaultValue);

                 oTarget.appendChild(oCopy);
              }
            }
     }
 }

	
 function buildMasterForm(){

   action = document.forms[0].action;
   var masterForm = document.createElement('form')
   masterForm.name="masterForm";
   masterForm.method="post";
   masterForm.action=action;


    readFieldsFireFox(masterForm);

    // Hide the dynamic form creation
    var  oHiddenDiv = document.createElement("div");
    oHiddenDiv.style.display = "none";
    oHiddenDiv.appendChild(masterForm);
    document.body.appendChild(oHiddenDiv);

  }
</script>

</head>
<body class="mainBody" >
<div id=edittab>

<form method=post action="" name="editform">
<br> 
There seems to be a bug in the  assignment of  defaultValue for Firefox.
<ul>
<li>Select the entire contents (Ctrl + A)  of the textbox (large buffer)
<li>Hit the delete key
<li><a href="javascript:save(1);">CLICK Here</a>
<li>Notice,  the first alert box  should show that the value of the node is blank.  Hit Enter
<li>This alert box,  will start with 'jesse'  (the value i assigned in the javascript)  followed by a portion of the buffer that was originally a part of the node.
</ul>
<br>
 <textarea name="generic" cols="70" rows="30">
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</form>
</div> 

</body>
</html>

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
I've added a  webpage in the 'details' section.
Save it to your desktop. 
render that.
Select everything in the textbox, delete it. 
click the link on the page.

Actual Results:  
the buffer in the last alert box has 'jesse'  and a mess of the OLD buffer.

Expected Results:  
the buffer in the last alert box, should say 'jesse'
worksforme trunk 20070517 linux; can reproduce in fx 2.0.0.3
Component: General → DOM: HTML
OS: Windows Server 2003 → All
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → general
Version: unspecified → 1.8 Branch
Created attachment 265805 [details]
reporter's testcase
Jesse, can you confirm this works on trunk for you?

http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/latest-trunk/
Whiteboard: WFM on trunk?
(Reporter)

Comment 4

11 years ago
That worked for me.
Resolving this bug as WORKSFORME since we're not sure what checkin fixed this. This will be fixed in Firefox 3.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME

Updated

10 years ago
Component: DOM: HTML → DOM: Core & HTML
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