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autocomplete popups consume clicks on the text field (breaks Go button in Firefox)

NEW
Unassigned

Status

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Core
XP Toolkit/Widgets: Menus
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major
3 years ago
a year ago

People

(Reporter: karlt, Unassigned)

Tracking

({regression})

28 Branch
regression
Points:
13
Dependency tree / graph
Bug Flags:
firefox-backlog +

Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox28 affected)

Details

(Whiteboard: [Australis:P-])

Attachments

(1 attachment)

(Reporter)

Description

3 years ago
1. Enter https://bugzilla.mozilla.org into the location bar.

Auto-complete drop down opens.

2. Click the "Go to the address in the location bar" icon.

Expected: drop down closes and page loads.

Actual: drop down closes and page does not load.

This makes it very confusing trying to select or paste text with the mouse
in the location bar.

The search bar behaves similarly wrt select and paste, but distinctly the
"Search" button is effective on click.
(Reporter)

Comment 1

3 years ago
Created attachment 8400340 [details] [diff] [review]
partial revert of 07ea7b11adef

Used to identify http://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/07ea7b11adef as the regressing changeset.
(Reporter)

Updated

3 years ago
Version: Trunk → 28 Branch
This is because the Go button is part of the textbox and the textbox is considered the popup's "anchor", causing consumeoutsideclicks="false" to be ignored there.
Component: XUL Widgets → XP Toolkit/Widgets: Menus
OS: Linux → All
Product: Toolkit → Core
Hardware: x86_64 → All
Summary: autocomplete dropdowns consume clicks → autocomplete popups consume clicks on the text field (breaks Go button in Firefox)
status-firefox28: --- → affected
Whiteboard: [Australis:P-]

Updated

3 years ago
Blocks: 981530
We've removed the triage tracker (Bug 981530).  To nominate bugs for the triage team to review you can set the firefox-backlog flag to '?'
No longer blocks: 981530
Flags: firefox-backlog?
Flags: firefox-backlog? → firefox-backlog+

Updated

3 years ago
Whiteboard: [Australis:P-] → [Australis:P-] p=13

Updated

3 years ago
Duplicate of this bug: 1012143

Comment 5

3 years ago
As you can see in file bug 1012143 : 

 - This bug also prevents the cursor from moving to where the user has clicked. 
 - This bug also occurs in the text field of a form, when there are one or several auto-complete suggestion(s).

Updated

3 years ago
Duplicate of this bug: 1023612

Updated

3 years ago
Points: --- → 13
Whiteboard: [Australis:P-] p=13 → [Australis:P-]
(Reporter)

Updated

2 years ago
Blocks: 1089005
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