Closed Bug 878705 Opened 8 years ago Closed 8 years ago
Clicking near scrollbar thumb scrolls down a page
1. Load a page that scrolls (e.g. https://www.squarefree.com/) 2. Scroll to make the scrollbar appear. (e.g. using two fingers on the trackpad) 3. Click 1 pixel or 2 pixels to the LEFT of the scrollbar thumb. Result: Firefox scrolls down a page, as if I had clicked BELOW the thumb.
The left border of the scrollbar isn't covered by the scrollbar thumb, so clicks to it don't end up in nsSliderFrame::StartDrag, but in nsSliderFrame::HandlePress (normal case) or in the scroll-to-click branch of nsSliderFrame::HandleEvent (scroll-to-click case). This patch makes us ignore clicks next to the thumb.
Assignee: nobody → mstange
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #757399 - Flags: review?(roc)
Attachment #757455 - Flags: review?(roc) → review+
Markus, is this ready to be pushed? If so, I can land it if you like.
Unfortunately not yet. Tryserver found a bug in the patch, there's one condition that I missed in the refactoring.
The previous patch didn't make sure that clicking with the wrong mouse button causes no scrolling. It only checked it for the scroll-to-click case.
Attachment #760775 - Flags: review?(roc) → review+
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla24
Markus, would you have a problem with uplifting this to Aurora? If not, could you request approval for aurora? Thanks!
Comment on attachment 760775 [details] [diff] [review] patch [Approval Request Comment] Bug caused by (feature/regressing bug #): bug 636564 User impact if declined: unintended scrolling when clicking in the wrong place Testing completed (on m-c, etc.): 5 days on mozilla-central Risk to taking this patch (and alternatives if risky): low risk String or IDL/UUID changes made by this patch: none
Attachment #760775 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora?
Attachment #760775 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora? → approval-mozilla-aurora+
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.9; rv:23.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/23.0 Verified as fixed on Firefox 23 beta 9 (buildID: 20130725195523) and latest Nightly (buildID: 20130725171558).
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.7; rv:24.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/24.0 Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.7; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0 Verified as fixed on Firefox 24 beta 2 (buildID: 20130812173056) and latest Nightly (buildID: 20130813030205).
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