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Text copied from Firefox nightlies does not paste correctly in Gyazmail




9 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: SpaceCat85, Unassigned)


Mac OS X

Firefox Tracking Flags

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(2 attachments, 2 obsolete attachments)



9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.1b3pre) Gecko/20081129 Minefield/3.1b3pre
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.1b3pre) Gecko/20081129 Minefield/3.1b3pre

In nightly builds following 3.1b1, text copied from a webpage in Firefox does not paste properly as plain text in a Gyazmail e-mail message. This is most noticeable when copying/pasting news articles with Unicode symbols and images.

Apple Mail and Thunderbird appear to be unaffected.

Reproducible: Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a page such as the linked article from the BBC.
2. Copy text and/or images.
3. Create a new mail message in Gyazmail and paste into it.
Actual Results:  
-Extra line breaks in between paragraphs disappear
-All images within the copied section are pasted as inline attachments because of the disappearing line breaks
-Some double quote marks and other symbols sometimes become garbled (but not always)

Expected Results:  
-A double return after each paragraph
-Attached images also have double returns separating them from the surrounding text at both the top and bottom 
-Unicode symbols such as curly quotes are pasted as UTF-8 characters.

I am running a current nightly build on Mac OS 10.5.5 (Intel). Gyazmail is at version 1.5.8.

Comment 1

9 years ago
Created attachment 350619 [details]
Sample Gyazmail e-mail

This sample message uses the article text/image pasted from the linked BBC article.

Comment 2

9 years ago
Created attachment 350620 [details]
Sample e-mail screenshot

A screenshot of the same sample e-mail as it appeared in Gyazmail.

Comment 3

9 years ago
Based on your screenshot, this is the same issue as already reported in bug 466599.
(I don't have Gyazmail to do some testing myself there).
This is a mass search for bugs which are in the Firefox General component, are
UNCO, have not been changed for 500 days and have an unspecified version. 

Reporter, can you please update to Firefox 3.6.10 or later, create a fresh profile, http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/managing+profiles, and test again. If you still see the issue, please update this bug. If the issue is gone, please set the status to RESOLVED > WORKSFORME.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01]
No reply from reporter, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.12 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE

Comment 6

8 years ago
I still see the same problem with the November 2nd nightly & a clean profile. 

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101102 Firefox/4.0b8pre

OS X version 10.6.4
Gyazmail version 1.5.10


8 years ago
Resolution: INCOMPLETE → ---
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01]
Version: unspecified → Trunk

Comment 7

8 years ago
Created attachment 487594 [details]
Gyazmail email screenshot

This text is from

I selected text from the title of the article through "and for rent." and pasted it directly into Gyazmail. The images pasted in as attachments, and there is no gap between paragraphs.

Comment 8

8 years ago
Created attachment 487598 [details]
Sample Gyazmail EML file

This is the same text copied & pasted directly from
in Minefield to Gyazmail.
Attachment #350619 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Attachment #350620 - Attachment is obsolete: true
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