Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 527023
Context menu is positioned incorrectly when context key is pressed
Last modified: 2010-05-28 09:43:20 EDT
Description of problem:
When context key (the key between Windows and Ctrl keys on the right side of the keyboard) is pressed , context menu opens in top left corner instead of where the cursor is.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/20090909 Fedora/3.5.3-1.fc11 Firefox/3.5.3
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Press context key
Context menu opens in the left top corner.
Context menu opens where the cursor is as when right-clicked in the application.
This problem also happens in Thunderbird mail reader.
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The process we are following is described here:
The right mouse click context menu appears wherever the mouse cursor is. The keyboard context key appears whereever the focused-window cursor is. You can see this effect here in bugzilla. Open this ticket without clicking anywhere in this ticket. Hit the button. The menu appears up underneath the tab icon. Now, click in the comment entry box (where I am actually typing right now, or where you would bne typing the enter a comment. Then, when that window, or dialog box has focus, hit the key. You get your menu under the cursor.
Now, left click down in the other box, below the comment window (where you can enter a needinfo email address, the menu will appear there.
I don't see this as a bug, but please feel free to reopen if you disagree.
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