Bug 183326 - Scrolling is by cursor
Scrolling is by cursor
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora Legacy
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2006-02-28 03:35 EST by reef_tiger
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-28 13:56:23 EST
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Description reef_tiger 2006-02-28 03:35:25 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20060211 Fedora/1.0.7-1.3.fc3.legacy Firefox/1.0.7

Description of problem:
A blinking cusor appears in the wab page. When using the up and down keys, the cursor moves up and down the page line by line. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mozilla-1.7.12-1.3.3.legacy

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.load mozilla
2.visit any web page. click anywhere within the window.
3.use up or down key to scroll
  

Actual Results:  Blinking cursor moves up and down page. Page scrolls up or down only when cursor reaches top or bottom of page respectively. Scrolling is borked.

Expected Results:  Page should scroll imediately

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Eisenstein 2006-02-28 05:23:44 EST
There is a poorly-documented feature in Mozilla called "caret browsing", which
enables the behavior you are experiencing.  The F7 key toggles this behavior
on and off.  Try pressing the F7 key and see if the browser resumes the normal
behavior.
Comment 2 reef_tiger 2006-02-28 13:56:23 EST
Yes, that was it. Thank you

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