Bug 138546 - CSS-generated text content is not selectable
Summary: CSS-generated text content is not selectable
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: WebKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML Editing (show other bugs)
Version: 528+ (Nightly build)
Hardware: Unspecified Unspecified
: P2 Normal
Assignee: Nobody
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-11-09 11:21 PST by Joanmarie Diggs
Modified: 2015-11-12 16:18 PST (History)
1 user (show)

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test case (167 bytes, text/html)
2014-11-09 11:21 PST, Joanmarie Diggs
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Description Joanmarie Diggs 2014-11-09 11:21:38 PST
Created attachment 241257 [details]
test case

Steps to reproduce:
1. Load the test case
2. Attempt to select the word "Important" via mouse or keyboard

Expected results: The word "Important" would be selectable.

Actual results: The word "Important" is not selectable.
Comment 1 Zoë Bijl 2015-11-12 16:18:55 PST
This also has accessibility implications. You cannot search through these generated bits of text. A user also expects to select what is shown on the display.