Closed Bug 536857 Opened 13 years ago Closed 12 years ago
It's possible to insert more than one line into a single line input field but only last line is shown
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/20091215 Ubuntu/9.10 (karmic) Firefox/3.5.6 Build Identifier: Mozilla 5.0 (X11; Linux armv7l; en-US; rv:1.9.2b6pre) Gecko/20091225 - Firefox/3.6b6pre Fennec/1.0b6pre Only the last line is shown if you insert a multi line string into a single line input field. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open a plain text editor and enter: line1 line2 (line1 RETURN line2) 2. Mark the text in both lines and copy it 3. Paste the copied text into a single line input field (like the search field on en.wikipedia.org) using fennec. Actual Results: "line2" is shown. Move the cursor to the begin of the line and than press one more time the left arrow: "line1" is shown. Press right arrow: line2 is shown. Expected Results: Like in firefox on desktop the line feed sign should be ignored and both lines should appear in the single line: line1 line2
This is controlled by the editor.singleLine.pasteNewlines pref. Valid values are: 66 const long eNewlinesPasteIntact = 0; 67 const long eNewlinesPasteToFirst = 1; 68 const long eNewlinesReplaceWithSpaces = 2; 69 const long eNewlinesStrip = 3; 70 const long eNewlinesReplaceWithCommas = 4; 71 const long eNewlinesStripSurroundingWhitespace = 5; Firefox uses "1" for Linux (paste only the first non-empty line), and "2" otherwise (paste everything, replacing newlines with spaces). Not sure why Linux is different - I think we probably want "2" across the board?
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
> I think we probably want "2" across the board? Sounds good to me
(In reply to comment #1) > Firefox uses "1" for Linux (paste only the first non-empty line), and "2" > otherwise (paste everything, replacing newlines with spaces). I was wrong about this, that was for the platform default. Firefox uses 2 across the board.
Assignee: nobody → gavin.sharp
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #423205 - Flags: review?(mark.finkle)
Attachment #423205 - Flags: review?(mark.finkle) → review+
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
verified FIXED on builds: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux armv7l; Nokia N900; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124pre) Gecko/20100217 Namoroka/3.6.2pre Fennec/1.1a2pre and Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux armv6l; en-US; rv:1.9.3a2pre) Gecko/20100217 Namoroka/3.7a2pre Fennec/1.1a2pre We need a copy and paste testcase in our litmus BFTs. I'll use this bug as a placeholder for such a thing.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Component: Linux/Maemo → General
OS: Linux → Linux (embedded)
QA Contact: maemo-linux → general
Hardware: Other → ARM
Assignee: gavin.sharp → nhirata.bugzilla
Assignee: nhirata.bugzilla → gavin.sharp
Flags: in-litmus? → in-litmus?(nhirata.bugzilla)
Copy Paste support blocked by bug 585875
Depends on: 585875
Flags: in-litmus?(nhirata.bugzilla) → in-litmus+
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