Open Bug 650712 Opened 12 years ago Updated 5 months ago

context menu does not reflect selection


(Firefox :: Menus, defect)

4.0 Branch
Windows 7





(Reporter: jeff.manning.1989, Unassigned)


User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/10.0.648.204 Safari/534.16
Build Identifier: 4.0.1

Context menu, shows link menu regardless of location on page.  

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. select text
2. right click
Version: unspecified → 4.0 Branch
What do you expect to appear on the context menu?
Which version of Firefox are you using? Does the same happen in Safe Mode (
it is firefox 4.0.1 on windows 7. The issue also occurs in safemode.
I was expecting copy, paste, etc.. a text selection menu
That's what I always get. Can you please create a screenshot and attach it to this bug report? Thanks.
Works for me on Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110510 Firefox/6.0a1

Could you see if the issue occurs if using an empty testing profile? (Don't install any addons into it)
This may be a separate issue; this happens for me if I select text with a full stop in the middle, eg
Severity: minor → S4
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