Bug 522701 - Selection Highlighted Disappears When User Right-Clicks in Text Input Boxes
Summary: Selection Highlighted Disappears When User Right-Clicks in Text Input Boxes
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: epiphany
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gecko Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-11 06:29 UTC by David Le Sage
Modified: 2018-04-11 09:17 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 14:35:16 UTC

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Description David Le Sage 2009-09-11 06:29:19 UTC
Description of problem:
The user is filling in a text input box (such as a webform) on an HTML page.  The user decides to edit some of his or her text, so they select it and then right-click to copy or cut.  Upon doing so, the selection highlight disappears.  In actual fact, the text is still selected, though the user cannot see the highlighting, so functionality is not impaired. This is disconcerting to the user though.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch Epiphany. 
2. Navigate to a page with a text input box/webform.  Bugzilla is an example, so try adding a test comment here.
3. After writing some text in the webform, select it.
4. Now right-click, with the intention to copy or cut the text, in order to move it around.
Actual results:
The highlighting disappears, so the user can no longer see what he has selected.

Expected results:
Text should remain highlighted.

Additional info:

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-04-28 10:17:14 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 14:35:16 UTC
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
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