"No entry" mouse pointer shown often during drag and drop

NEW
Unassigned

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Thunderbird
Mail Window Front End
8 years ago
2 years ago

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(Reporter: David Hollman, Unassigned)

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Description

8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-GB; rv:1.9.2.6) Gecko/20100625 Firefox/3.6.6 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET4.0C)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.4) Gecko/20100608 Thunderbird/3.1

When dragging a message to a folder, a lot of "can't drop here" mouse pointer icons show up, apparently at the boundary between two folders.  This seems spurious and misleading.  I would expect that when the mouse is within the list of folders (all of which are valid drop targets) that particular pointer should never be shown.


Reproducible: Always
Component: General → Mail Window Front End
QA Contact: general → front-end
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Comment 1

8 years ago
this is happening in safe mode too.

I am now using:

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.7) Gecko/20100713
Thunderbird/3.1.1
I can confirm this on my system. It flickers quite a lot when doing drag and dropping. Not sure what the best way to fix this is, but making the drop targets bigger would be nice.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
This also happens on Linux even though the cursors are similar enough that it's not as distracting as on Windows (haven't checked Mac yet, but I suspect it does something similar there).
Setting Platform to All.
OS: Windows Vista → All
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