User-Agent: Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:2.0b13pre) Gecko/20110228 Firefox/4.0b13pre FF produces an invisible selection upon a single mouse click into empty space between paragraphs. This selection prevents an intended click-hold-move selection. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. open url, double left click at the first "unfehlbare" 2. single left click right above the selection 3. left click and hold button, move mouse into paragraph Actual Results: · A document icon appears which moves with the mouse pointer. · "<span class="topo_col main_col" id="hauptspalte" role="main"><p></p></span>" appears in the clipboard. Expected Results: · Paragraph becomes selected upto the current mouse pointer position. · No markup appears in the clipboard.
3.5 and 3.6 work OK. Additionally both do not display an empty line after the bold (H6) headlines and the successive paragraph (P).
Summary: selecting text with mouse prevented by invisible selection upon a single mouseclick into empty paragraph → click and drag does not select
Created attachment 556780 [details] Testcase showing the different beahvior depending on whether a <P> is empty.
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STR (unexpected case): 0. Open testcase. 1. Double left click at red word "sanctus". (word is selected) 2. Single left click at first grey <P>-bar. (word is unselected) 3. Left click and hold at first grey <P> bar and while holding drag into second "Lorem"-paragraph. Actual Result: The grey bar moves. STR (expected case, Fx 3.6 bahavior) 1. Double left click at green word "sanctus". (word is selected) 2. Single left click at second grey <P>-bar. (word is unselected) 3. Left click and hold at first grey <P> bar and while holding drag into third "Lorem"-paragraph. Actual Result: The beginning of the third "Lorem"-paragraph is selected.
Created attachment 556783 [details] Testcase showing the different beahvior depending on whether a <P> is empty.
Attachment #556780 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Attachment #556783 - Attachment mime type: text/plain → text/html
good Fx 3.0.19 good Fx 3.5.19 bad Fx 3.6.20
(In reply to Stefan from comment #3) > Actual Result: The grey bar moves. This is no longer the case with rev. 6f998cc964be. Actually, selected objects seem no longer to move.
After a restart reproduction of Comment 6 fails. The bar moves.
ESR 17.0.7: fail Firefox 28 works as expected.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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