cannot select text until reload after double click and pressing command key when text is in selectable element

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

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Firefox
General
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
9 years ago
7 years ago

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(Reporter: dayyanb, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-12-01])

(Reporter)

Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.0.12) Gecko/2009070609 Firefox/3.0.12
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.0.12) Gecko/2009070609 Firefox/3.0.12

After double clicking a word in any element which can be selected with command click then dragging the cursor to extend your selection one word at a time if you quickly press and release the command key you can no longer select text on the page until you reload

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Put a paragraph of text inside an element which can be selected with command click, such as a table cell.
2.Double click a word in the paragraph, drag the cursor to extend your selection.
3.Press the command key and quickly release it.
4.Try to select text anywhere else on the page using the cursor.
Actual Results:  
I cannot select text until I reload the page.

Expected Results:  
The element and text should be deselected when I try to select text somewhere else.
Reporter, please retest with Firefox 3.6.12 or later in a fresh profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). Also update your plugins (flash, adobe reader, java, quicktime, silverlight, etc.) Go to the developer's website and download the latest version from there. If you no longer see this issue, please close this bug as RESOLVED, WORKSFORME. If you do see the bug, please post a comment.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-12-01]
No reply, 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.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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