Partial copy-paste breaks spell check




10 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: thepi200, Unassigned)


3.0 Branch
Windows XP

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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01])



10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009021910 Firefox/3.0.7 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009021910 Firefox/3.0.7 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

If you have a misspelled word, and paste over part of it, still leaving at least the first letter, but still going over the end of the word, the pasted part will never be marked as misspelled, but the un-changed letters will always be marked as misspelled.  A period must also be at the end of the paste for this to occur. The only way to clear it is to remove the period

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Copy any random text to the clipboard with a period at the end
2. Paste it over any misspelled text, not pasting over the beginning of the word and you must paste over the end of the word
Actual Results:  
The letters not affected by the paste will be marked as misspelled, but the letters affected by the paste will be marked as correctly spelled, even if they aren't. This will not be corrected unless the period at the end is removed and put back in.

Expected Results:  
The spell-check should check the entire word, and either flag it as entirely correct or incorrect


10 years ago
Version: unspecified → 3.0 Branch
This is a mass search for Firefox General bugs filed against version 3.0 that are UNCO and have not been changed for 200 days.

Reporter, please update to Firefox 3.6.10 or alter. Firefox 3.0 is no longer supported and is no longer receiving updates. After you update, please create a fresh profile,, and test to see if your bug still exists. If you still the bug, then please post a comment with the version you tested against, and the problem. If the issue is no longer there, please set the RESOLUTION 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 ( 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
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