MARQUEE problem in firefox 3.6.3

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

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major
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
9 years ago
5 years ago

People

(Reporter: yuvahere, Unassigned)

Tracking

3.6 Branch
x86
Windows 7
Points:
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Details

(Whiteboard: [FF3.x], URL)

(Reporter)

Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3 GTB7.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3 GTB7.0

Hi, please paste the below html code in a file and try to open it in firefox...

<html>
<head>
<title>
My Home Page
</title>
<MARQUEE BEHAVIOR="scroll" DIRECTION ="left" >
<FONT FACE="Monotype Corsiva" color ="red"><B> <I> this is the issue with marque in firefox 3.6.3  </I></B>
</FONT></MARQUEE>
</head>
<body STYLE="color: black">
</body>
</html>


I have just added a marque and this has a trailing characters following the marque text. this has to be corrected as we are unable to establish marque at all in our websites...

-Yuva



Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. paste the described html code in a file and
2. reopen it in firefox as well as IE
3. You can see trailing characters following the marque text


Expected Results:  
No trailing characters to be displayed

Comment 1

9 years ago
It's due to the bold effect that you apply to the font. Firefox is doubling the number of bits to have a bold effect, instead of using a real bold variant of the font. This doesn't happen with other fonts, I guess that Monotype Corsiva isn't supplying the correct hints in its TrueType file (I don't know how to check that).

Either change the font, or remove the bold effect. 

The deeper issue is that Firefox isn't erasing the text during scrolling correctly, possible because there's a problem with the bold (and/or italic) effect. I can't back the bug or combination of bugs though.

Comment 2

9 years ago
It indeed seems to be font related. Using Minefield (Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; nl; rv:1.9.3a5pre) Gecko/20100418 Minefield/3.7a5pre - Build ID: 20100418035844) I can reproduce the issue. Changing the font to Arial solved the problem.
(Reporter)

Comment 4

9 years ago
This is just an issue with the latest release of Mozilla Firefox 3.6.3
And in the earlier versions, this was working perfectly fine...

Please, consider this as a bug and even IE and any other browser does not show this error.

-Yuva

Updated

8 years ago
Version: unspecified → 3.6 Branch
Reporter, can you still reproduce using a current version?
If no, please set status to RESOLVED and resolution to WORKSFORME.
If yes, please provide updated information.
Whiteboard: [closeme 2013-07-25][FF3.x]

Comment 6

5 years ago
Resolved per whiteboard
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Whiteboard: [closeme 2013-07-25][FF3.x] → [FF3.x]
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