Build 2001-06-01-04, Win2k sp2 Definition: Right-click-dragging - Right clicking, holding button down, moving to a new location, letting button go. Behavior: When right-click-dragging from within the same window (any component), a context menu will appear where the mouse is let go as if one right-clicked at the final destination. Expected result: More Netscape 4.x like -- right click immediately generates a context menu if one is available. In other words, the menu is generated at mouseup instead of mousedown.
wasn't there the whole thing about generating context menus on mouseup vs doing it on mousedown? And didn't we end up doing it differently on different platforms depending on the platform standard? Over to UI design
Assignee: asa → mpt
Component: Browser-General → User Interface Design
QA Contact: doronr → zach
I'm not so sure which way it should be (and I honestly don't care either way). But if it's left like this, one would get, IMO, undesirable context popups depending on where they let go. I have always used the 'drag away from trouble' technique to ensure I didn't accidently do something I didn't want. This way makes it so that the menu is ALWAYS generated, unless you drag off the window (which you can't do if it's maximized). I guess this is more a question as to what is deemed correct by the masses.
Duplicate of bug 49844, Make context menus display on button down instead of up (on Windows). *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 49844 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Verifying duplicate of bug 49844. Good luck getting *that* one fixed! Sigh...
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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