Last Comment Bug 41301 - In Editor, IFRAME is editable instead of page (editor not created)
: In Editor, IFRAME is editable instead of page (editor not created)
Status: VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 14156
Product: Core
Classification: Components
Component: Editor (show other bugs)
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: P3 normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Kathleen Brade
: sujay
: 60869 (view as bug list)
Depends on: 34477
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Reported: 2000-06-02 07:42 PDT by rubydoo123
Modified: 2003-02-27 10:16 PST (History)
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testcase (200 bytes, text/html)
2000-06-04 07:44 PDT, David Baron :dbaron: ⌚️UTC-7 (review requests must explain patch)
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Description rubydoo123 2000-06-02 07:42:32 PDT
What happens is the file never completes loading in the editor. All the content 
is there, but the throbber is still spinning. This means there is no 
nsIHTMLEditor created for the document. This is probably why the NS_NO_INTERFACE 
error keeps getting thrown from nsEditorShell. After more digging, if the IFRAME 
is commented out, then the page loads and is editable.

Code snippet to use for testing:

<p>Here is an iframe:</p>
<iframe frameborder=1 width=20 height=20>IFRAME element</iframe><br>
Comment 1 Gagan 2000-06-02 13:48:52 PDT
I believe iframes are out... but I may be wrong. Nisheeth are these handled in 
the DOM? 
Comment 2 David Baron :dbaron: ⌚️UTC-7 (review requests must explain patch) 2000-06-04 07:43:36 PDT
The HTML spec says (sec. 16.5):

  The information to be inserted inline is designated by the src attribute of
  this element. The contents of the IFRAME element, on the other hand, should
  only be displayed by user agents that do not support frames or are configured
  not to display frames.

IFRAMEs currently work fine, but this bug exists whether the IFRAME has a SRC
attribute or not.  However, the *contents* of the IFRAME do become editable.

Attaching a testcase.

 * load attached testcase
 * Go to "File | Edit Page"

 * The contents of the iframe are editable, the page is not.

 * The page should be editable.  The contents of the iframe should not (?).

This seems more like an editor bug than a Layout bug.  (Note that I never saw
the throbber keep spinning.  Maybe that is fixed.)
Comment 3 David Baron :dbaron: ⌚️UTC-7 (review requests must explain patch) 2000-06-04 07:44:01 PDT
Created attachment 9592 [details]
Comment 4 Nisheeth Ranjan 2000-06-17 19:36:59 PDT
Beth, the page loads fine now, but as David says, instead of the page becoming 
editable, the IFRAME inside the page becomes editable.  This seems like a editor 
specific issue, so re-assigning this back to you.
Comment 5 rubydoo123 2000-06-19 10:55:39 PDT
asking Simon if he has any ideas as to why the page becomes uneditable, but the 
IFRAME is editable.
Comment 6 Simon Fraser 2000-06-19 13:04:10 PDT
Yes, I do. We'll make the editor on the last IFRAME that is loaded, blowing away 
previous editors in the process. Fixing this requires some thought.

Testcase, please?
Comment 7 Simon Fraser 2000-06-19 13:14:13 PDT
Actually, I think fixing this will requires at least some of the work for 
embedding to be complete (bug 35639).
Comment 8 rubydoo123 2000-06-19 13:24:34 PDT
Simon -- tests cases are already in here, see the sample code in the file and 
David Baron attached a test case
Comment 9 rubydoo123 2000-06-23 16:30:54 PDT
setting to m18
Comment 10 Simon Fraser 2000-07-21 11:39:33 PDT
cc: valeski, dougt for embedding info. To fix this bug, I need to be able to hang 
an editor off a docShell (or equivalent), which leads us down the embedding path. 
Have you guys started down that path yet?
Comment 11 rubydoo123 2000-07-27 12:48:18 PDT
added correctness keyword and bringing it back to m19
Comment 12 rubydoo123 2000-09-19 18:24:57 PDT
moving to future per review with bij and beppe
Comment 13 Charles Manske 2000-12-11 10:28:31 PST
*** Bug 60869 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 14 Simon Fraser 2002-01-30 17:09:35 PST
Editor issue.
Comment 15 Kathleen Brade 2003-01-08 15:52:44 PST
In a recent build I now see this:
page loads fine but it not editable; clicking on links in the iframe load those
Comment 16 Kathleen Brade 2003-01-09 09:51:12 PST
editorbase- for now but this is subject to change later
Comment 17 Kathleen Brade 2003-01-09 15:05:22 PST
add as a testcase (iframe with java)
Comment 18 Kathleen Brade 2003-02-19 12:18:29 PST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 14156 ***
Comment 19 rubydoo123 2003-02-27 10:16:24 PST
verified dup

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